Commissioner of the Dep't of Planning & Natural Resources v. Century Alumina Co.

ELR Citation: ELR 20015
No(s). 05-0062 (D.V.I. Jan 5, 2010)

A district court dismissed a landowner’s fraud and conspiracy counterclaims against the Virgin Islands on grounds of sovereign immunity. The Virgin Islands government filed suit against the landowner under CERCLA and state law for allegedly releasing hazardous substances onto its land and into...