Posts marked "Bankruptcy"

On August 25, the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit held that an injunction imposed pursuant to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) against Apex Oil Inc. requiring Apex to remediate contamination at a former oil refinery in Hartford, Illinois was not discharged in Apex’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy.  United States v. Apex Oil … Read Post


Almost thirty years after Congress instructed EPA to require facility owners and operators to set aside funds for the cleanup of property that may be contaminated by hazardous substances, a federal court in California has held EPA may take additional time to draft and issue the regulations.  The court held that while Congress required EPA … Read Post


On July 10, 2009, the Alaska Electrical Pension Fund (“Fund”) filed a class action in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York against the Kerr-McGee Corporation (“Kerr-McGee”) and several of its officers and directors.  (See Complaint, Alaska Electrical Pension Fund v. Kerr-McGee Corp., 2009 Civ. 6220 (S.D.N.Y. July 10, 2009).) The … Read Post