TITLE

A Proposal to Balance Polluter and Community Intervention in CERCLA Litigation

AUTHOR(S)
Waldron, Maya
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Ecology Law Quarterly;2011, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p401
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the relevant sections of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) including its intervention, right to contribution and citizen suits. It provides an overview of the case, U. S. v. Aerojet General Corp., that intervenes approval of a settlement that would bar the non-setting polluter from seeking indemnification of cleanup costs. The environmental justice and victim community intervention within the CERCLA context is also offered.
ACCESSION #
66612352

 

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