U.S. v. R.W. MEYER, INC.

No. 89-2236.

932 F.2d 568 (1991)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff, v. R.W. MEYER, INC., Defendant/Third Party, Plaintiff-Appellant, Northernaire Plating Company, Willard S. Garwood, Defendants/Third Party, Plaintiffs-Appellees, City of Cadillac, Third Party Defendant, Fourth Party Plaintiff.

United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.

Decided May 9, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Susan J. Bradley (argued), Jon D. VanderPloeg, Smith, Haughey, Rice & Roegge, Grand Rapids, Mich., for defendant-appellant R.W. Meyer, Inc.

Michael P. McCasey, Miles J. Murphy (argued), Cholette, Perkins & Buchanan, Grand Rapids, Mich., Susan E. Morrison, Gary R. Rentrop, P.C., Bloomfield Hills, Mich., for defendants-appellees Willard S. Garwood and Northernaire Plating Co.

Before GUY and BOGGS, Circuit Judges, and BERTELSMAN, District Judge.

BERTELSMAN, District Judge.

This appeal involved the construction of the provisions of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) governing contribution actions among responsible parties following a cleanup of a hazardous waste site and an Immediate Removal Action by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 42 U.S.C. §§ 9607, 9613(f)(1).


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