United States v. Federal Resources Corp.

ELR Citation: 47 ELR 20075
No(s). 15-35192 (9th Cir. May 25, 2017)

The Ninth Circuit, in an unpublished opinion, held that the United States is not liable under CERCLA for hazardous waste contamination at a former mine site in Idaho. A district court held the owners of the site liable for EPA's and the U.S. Forest Service's cleanup costs at the site, and the owners...