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3rd Circuit: Judge Did Not Err When Denying Request To Modify Agreement

Mealey's (August 10, 2015, 9:55 AM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — A Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Aug. 7 ruled that a federal judge in New Jersey did not err when denying a motion to modify a consent decree filed by nondebtor defendants in a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) lawsuit, finding that the prospectivity requirement of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 60(b)(5) was not applicable (United States of America v. Alsol Corporation, et al., No. 14-3253, 3rd Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 13821).

(Opinion available. Document #08-150814-062Z.)...
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