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Justices Say Superfund Deal Doesn’t Block State Law Claims

Law360

20 Apr 2020
Reprinted with permission.

Joe Palmore spoke to Law360 about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to allow Montana residents to sue Atlantic Richfield Co. under state law for money to clean up their properties on a Superfund site that’s already covered by a settlement agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

“We are pleased that the court rejected Arco’s attempt to have our restoration damages remedy dismissed,” Joe said. “We look forward to working with the EPA toward a clean-up that will protect the environment and safeguard the health and property of the residents.”

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