U.S. Wants to Appeal Ruling Regarding CERCLA Preemption of Statute of Repose

  • Motion

ATLANTA –– The United States has asked the court overseeing the Camp Lejeune water contamination MDL proceedings to amend a recent order so that the defendant can seek interlocutory appeal of a ruling that found that CERCLA preempts North Carolina’s statute of repose. In Re: Camp Lejeune North Carolina Water Contamination Litigation, MDL No. 02218 (N.D. Ga.).

In the July 18 motion, the United States asks the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia to amend its order since, according to the defendant, a reversal of the MDL court’s order could terminate the majority of the pending Camp …


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