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Arco Says High Court Must Review Mont. Superfund Site Case

Law360 (May 15, 2019, 3:37 PM EDT) -- Atlantic Richfield Co. on Tuesday told the U.S. Supreme Court that the federal government's "Kafkaesque" argument in favor of rejecting a request to review a Montana Superfund site cleanup dispute actually shows the justices should take the case.

The company noted the government agrees that the Montana Supreme Court was wrong to allow state residents to sue Arco for the cleanup of pollution from the Anaconda Smelter Superfund site beyond what was already ordered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and said the government's position that the lower court proceedings should finish before a possible review doesn't make sense.

"Denying review...

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