Federal Court Dismisses State Common Law Claims as Preempted By CERCLA Consent Decree

May 27, 2022
Danielle N. Bagwell
MGKF Litigation Blog

On May 18, 2022 in York et al. v. Northrop Grumman Corp. Guidance and Electronics Co. Inc. et al., No. 21-cv-03251 (W.D. Mo.), a Missouri federal court dismissed Plaintiffs’ complaint alleging negligence, nuisance and trespass from alleged groundwater contamination, finding the claims were preempted by an existing consent decree.

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