Quapaw Tribe v. Blue Tee Corp.

ELR Citation: ELR 20050
No(s). 03-0846 (N.D. Okla. Feb 23, 2009)

A district court held that the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) does not preempt a Native American tribe's state-law claims for natural resource damages against successor entities of various mining companies. While the tribe may not use common law and CE...