• Little Hocking Water Association, Inc. v. E.I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company Determines Some Issues Where the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, the Clean Water Act, and the Clean Act Meet in a Way That May Make it Easier for Plaintiffs to Prevail on Certain Claims
  • May 20, 2015 | Author: Summer L. Nastich
  • Law Firm: Morris Polich & Purdy LLP - San Francisco Office
  • Plaintiff Little Hocking Water Association (“Little Hocking”) sued Defendant E.I. du Pont Nemours (“DuPont”) on a variety of theories related to the release of considerable volumes of perfluorooctanoic acid (“C8”). The one addressed here is the claim for Imminent and Substantial Endangerment (ISE) under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) premised on DuPont’s releases of C8 into the Ohio River and from its facility’s smokestacks.