In June, the US Supreme Court agreed to hear Atlantic Richfield v. Christen, which is poised to be one of the court’s most significant CERCLA (or Superfund) cases in recent years.

In this article, Hangley Aronchick attorney Pete Keays looks at the US Supreme Court’s decision to hear Atlantic Richfield v. Christen, a case that could have major implications for Superfund cases. In this article, he explains the history of the case and of CERCLA provisions, and breaks down the questions presented by and potential consequences of this case.

This article was originally published in the Legal Intelligencer on July 24, 2019.

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