Judge Finds Plaintiff Has Standing To Bring RCRA, State Law Claims

Mealey's (December 18, 2015, 11:06 AM EST) -- LOS ANGELES — A federal judge in California on Dec. 16 ruled that a plaintiff land buyer who has not closed escrow on the purchase of a property that is contaminated as a result of dry cleaning operations on an adjacent property can pursue state law claims and a claim under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), finding that the plaintiff has standing under Article III of the U.S. Constitution (Jim 72 Properties LLC v. Montgomery Cleaners, d/b/a Montgomery Cleaners & Pressers, et al., No....
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