|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 10 Jun 2014 22:33:24 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] LITIGATION: "Obama admin urges dismissal of Camp Lejeune [NC] cases"|
Citing Supreme Court win, Obama admin urges dismissal of Camp Lejeune
by Jeremy P. Jacobs Environment & Energy News June 10, 2014The Obama administration moved quickly yesterday to dismiss claims brought by Marines and their families concerning groundwater pollution at a North Carolina base in light of a new Supreme Court ruling.
In a 7-2 ruling yesterday, the Supreme Court held that the federal Superfund law does not overrule North Carolina's 10-year filing deadline from when the alleged offender last acted.
That case, CTS Corp. v. Waldburger, concerned groundwater pollution at a former electronics manufacturing facility in Asheville. About two dozen nearby landowners were seeking damages and remediation after discovering significantly elevated levels of carcinogens in the groundwater.
... For the entire article, see http://www.eenews.net/stories/1060001032 -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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