Bartlett v. Honeywell International Inc.

ELR Citation: 48 ELR 20088
No(s). 17-1907 (2d Cir. May 25, 2018)

The Second Circuit affirmed a lower court decision that CERCLA preempts state tort law claims brought by residents living near the Onondaga Lake Superfund site. The owner of the site undertook remedial action pursuant to a federal consent decree. The residents argued, on a state tort law theory, tha...