Judge Finds Property Owner Failed To State CERCLA Claim, Allows Amendment

(March 4, 2016, 11:31 AM EST) -- DAYTON, Ohio — A federal judge in Ohio on March 1 dismissed without prejudice claims from a property owner seeking cost recovery and contribution under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) for remediation of a former paper mill, ruling that the plaintiff failed to sufficiently allege that hazardous substances were disposed of on the property (Garrett Day LLC v. International Paper Inc., et al., No. 15-cv-36, S.D. Ohio; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 25494).

(Opinion available. Document #08-160311-037Z.)

U.S. Judge Walter H. Rice of...
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