Oklahoma v. Tyson: Playing Chicken with Environmental Cleanup

McBride, Cody
May 2011
Ecology Law Quarterly;2011, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p603
Academic Journal
The article discusses the court case Sackett v. EPA wherein the Ninth Circuit denied pre-enforcement judicial review of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) compliance order thus triggered Sackett to file a petition for certiorari to the Supreme Court. Tyson was sued in 2005 under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) seeking monetary relief and an injunction considering protection of the lakes and streams, drinking water, and public health.


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