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Burlington No. & Santa Fe R.R. Co. v. US, 07-1601

In a CERCLA action by the U.S. seeking recovery of the costs of cleaning up hazardous waste at a railroad facility, court of appeals' order reversing judgment for defendant is reversed, where 1) defendant was not liable as an arranger for contamination at the facility; and 2) the district court reasonably apportioned defendants' share of the remediation costs.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 05/04/2009
  • Published 05/04/2009



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