• U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Private Party Suits for Contribution Under CERCLA Absent a Civil Action in Cooper Industries v. Aviall Services
  • December 31, 2004
  • Law Firm: King & Spalding LLP - Atlanta Office
  • In a landmark decision issued more than 20 years after CERCLA's enactment, the Supreme Court's December 13 ruling interpreting CERCLA's contribution provisions has the potential to severely hamper voluntary cleanups nationwide.