Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company, et al. v. United States; Shell Oil Company v. United States

Docket No.
Op. Below
Argument
Feb 24, 2009
Tr.
Opinion
Vote
8-1
Author
Stevens
Term

Issue: Whether the petitioners were incorrectly held jointly and severally liable for environmental cleanup costs under CERCLA.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 8-1, in an opinion by Justice John Paul Stevens on May 4, 2009.

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