Shell Oil Co. v. United States

ELR Citation: 44 ELR 20105
No(s). 2013-5051 (Fed. Cir. Apr 28, 2014)

The Federal Circuit held that the U.S. government must reimburse four oil companies for CERCLA costs they incurred cleaning up contamination stemming from the production of high-octane aviation gas (avgas) during World War II. The oil companies entered into contracts with the government that promise...