California Dep't of Toxic Substances Control v. Chico, Cal., City of

ELR Citation: ELR 20011
No(s). CIV. S-02-442 LKK/DAD (E.D. Cal. Jan 4, 2004)

The court holds that an insurer of a potentially responsible party (PRP) may not seek to impose joint and several liability against defendant PRPs under §107 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). CERCLA allows those who "pay compensation" to anot...