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Lead weight lifts from East Chicago

Cross-posted from Valpo Law Blog.  On September 3, the EPA entered into a consent decree with two major companies to clean up lead and arsenic contamination in a residential area near the USS Lead Superfund site in East Chicago, Indiana. The consent decree was filed with the US District Court for the Northern District of Indiana in Hammond (less than three miles due west of USS Lead). Under the decree’s.. Read More

Equitable CERCLA resolution requires full record, 7th Circuit rules

Cross-posted from Valpo Law Blog.   On September 25, the Seventh Circuit vacated a trial court judgment that had found paper manufacturer NCR 100% liable for the costs of cleaning up polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in Wisconsin’s Lower Fox River. Chief Judge Diane Wood wrote for the three-judge panel. Judge Wood is not known for prolixity. So when she writes a 31-page opinion, you know it’s going to cover a lot.. Read More