Judge: Defendant That Stored Hazardous Waste On Site Is Liable For Cleanup
Mealey's (September 10, 2015, 8:59 AM EDT) -- ALBANY, Ga. — A defendant company that agreed to store hazardous waste on its property is liable under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) to the federal government for cleanup costs incurred in removing contamination, a federal judge in Georgia ruled Sept. 8 in granting the government’s summary judgment motion (United States of America v. Richard Middleton, et al., No. 11-CV-127, M.D. Ga.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 118902).
(Order available. Document #08-150911-021R.)
U.S. Judge W. Louis Sands Sr. of the Middle District of...