• Ninth Circuit Holds that Non-Settling Parties May Intervene in CERCLA Action to Challenge Proposed Consent Decree
  • June 22, 2010
  • Law Firm: Alston Bird LLP - Atlanta Office
  • On June 2, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals followed the Eighth and Tenth Circuits and ruled that a non-settling potentially responsible party, or PRP, may intervene in CERCLA litigation to oppose a consent decree incorporating a settlement that, if approved, would bar contribution from the settling parties.