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June 2012 - Projects, Energy & Natural Resources. Legal Developments by Delphi.

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The Supreme Court makes clear that a party that has started to clean up contamination caused by another party is also deemed to be a business operator. This gives rise to joint and several liability for the original contamination. The fact that remedial work was intended to reduce the environmental impact is of no importance.


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