Peoples Gas Light & Coke Co. v. Beazer East, Inc.

ELR Citation: 45 ELR 20180
No(s). 14-3634 (7th Cir. Sep 21, 2015)

The Seventh Circuit held that a utility may not seek contribution against a corporation for remediation costs the utility incurred at a former coke plant that was operated by the corporation's predecessor more than 90 years ago. In 1920, the utility and the corporation's predecessor entered into a c...