Asarco, LLC v. Atlantic Richfield Co.

ELR Citation: 46 ELR 20074
No(s). 2016 MT 90 (Mont. Apr 12, 2016)

The Supreme Court of Montana upheld a lower court decision dismissing a smelting company's state-law claims against an oil refinery in connection with costs incurred remediating a former lead smelting site in East Helena, Montana. The refinery sold the site to the smelting company in 1972. Under the...