Ash Grove Cement Co. v. Liberty Mut. Ins. Co.

ELR Citation: ELR 20269
No(s). 09-239 (D. Or. Sep 29, 2010)

A district court held that a request for information from EPA to a cement company under CERCLA §104(e) constitutes a "suit" under the terms of the company's insurance policies, thereby triggering the insurers' duty to defend. Under the Oregon Environmental Cleanup Assistance Act (OECAA), the EP...