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High Court Opens Can Of Worms With Superfund Ruling, Law360

April 21, 2020

Morgan Lewis partner John McGahren spoke to Law360 regarding the US Supreme Court’s ruling that federal Superfund law does not preclude individuals from filing state law claims for further cleanup of contaminated sites. According to John, the ruling will encourage more litigation by residents or other parties with interests in properties surrounding a Superfund site that will be more difficult to tackle at the initial stages, particularly in cases where the US Environmental Agency (EPA) has not already issued a record of decision that established a cleanup for properties in question.

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