Asarco, LLC v. Hecla Mining Co.

ELR Citation: 42 ELR 20256
No(s). CV-12-0381-LRS (E.D. Wash. Nov 27, 2012) (Suko, J.)

A district court held that a refinery that settled in bankruptcy court its liability for response costs incurred at a Superfund site may seek contribution from a mining company. The mining company argued that the settlement agreement for which the refinery seeks contribution only resolves the refine...