New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection v. American Thermoplastics Corp.

ELR Citation: 50 ELR 20210
No(s). 18-2865 and 19-2243 (3d Cir. Sep 8, 2020)

The Third Circuit held that a PRP's settlement with New Jersey resolving its state-law liability in connection with contamination at a municipal landfill did not protect the party from lawsuits seeking contribution toward expenditures made by EPA on the same site. The district court had concluded th...