• Third Circuit Reinstates CERCLA § 107 Voluntary Cleanup Claim against Department of Defense
  • December 18, 2007 | Author: Gabrielle Sigel
  • Law Firm: Jenner & Block LLP - Chicago Office
  • In an opinion with wide-ranging implications for former government contractors attempting to recover voluntary cleanup costs under CERCLA from the United States, the Third Circuit reinstated government contractors' ยง 107 claim against the United States. E.I. DuPont du Nemours v. United States, 2007 U.S. App. LEXIS 26799 (3d Cir. Nov. 20, 2007).