Tribal Oversight Costs Granted Under CERCLA
Summit Environmental attorney Maureen Mitchell analyzes the award of response costs granted to the Yakama Nation under CERCLA in Confederated Tribes & Bands of the Yakama Nation v. United States, No. 3:14-CV-01963-PK, 2015 WL 9942044, (D. Or. Dec. 18, 2015), and how this ruling may make it easier for Indian tribes addressing contaminated sites to seek reimbursement of certain categories of response costs, such as oversight and administrative costs. Click here to read Maureen's summary.