A & W Smelter & Refiners, Inc. v. Clinton

ELR Citation: ELR 21341
No(s). 97-15596 (9th Cir. Jun 24, 1998)

The court holds that although ore from a smelter's processing facility is a hazardous substance under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), denying the smelter reimbursement for its hazardous waste disposal costs on summary judgment is premature. The U.S...