Michigan District Court Confirms that Defendants Still on the Hook for Future Cleanup Costs of Kalamazoo River Superfund Site

May 13, 2024
Giselle F. Mazmanian, Esq.
MGKF Litigation Blog

Cost-recovery and contribution lawsuits under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) can sometimes drag on for several years, or longer, because of the multitude of potentially responsible parties (PRPs), the often-separate liability and allocation phases, and appeals of rulings decided at each phase, among other complications.  The recent decision in Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP et al. v. NCR Corp., 1:11-cv-483 (W.D. Mich.), highlights the winding and prolonged paths that some of these cases can take.

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