Parties in Camp Lejeune MDL Exchange Briefing on Potential Appeal of CERCLA Ruling
August 28, 2012
ATLANTA –– Parties involved with the Camp Lejeune MDL docket continue to trade briefing on whether the United States should be able to appeal a ruling that CERCLA preempted North Carolina’s statute of repose, with the plaintiffs recently contending that the defendant’s repeated motions create a “potentially unjust situation.”
In a reply brief filed Aug. 2 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, however, the United States claim that the plaintiffs’ opposition to the appeal does not dispute the merits of the appeal, but rather the timing.
In July, the United States asked the …