ABA Publishes Year-in-Review for Superfund and Natural Resource Damages Litigation

    8 May 2014

    Last week, the American Bar Association published its annual Environment, Energy and Resources Law: The Year in Review.  The Superfund and Natural Resource Damages Litigation Chapter was written by Russ Randle, Vice-Chair of the ABA’s Superfund Committee.  That chapter’s highlights include discussions of:

    • CTS v. Waldburger, now before the Supreme Court, which effectively abolishes time limits for tort claims based on environmental contamination;
    • Chubb Custom Insurance v. Loral, with big effects on insurance settlements for environmental contamination; and
    • Distinctions between sales of useful products, not covered by Superfund, and sham transactions which are actually disposal giving rise to liability.

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