No. 10-15639.

672 F.3d 1230 (2012)

SOLUTIA, INC., Pharmacia Corporation, Plaintiffs-Counter-Defendants-Appellants, v. McWANE, INC., aka Union Foundry, aka M & H Valve, United States Pipe and Foundry Company, Inc., Meadwestvaco Corporation, fka Mead Corporation, fka Union Foundry, fka Woodward Iron, fka Alabama Pipe Company, fka Lynchburg Foundry, fka Standard Foundry, fka Anniston Foundry, FMC Corporation, fka Kilby Steel, United Defense, LP, et al., Defendants-Counter-Claimants-Appellees, Huron Valley Steel Corporation, Tull Chemical Company, Inc., Ransom Industries, Defendants-Appellees, US Castings, et al., Defendants.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

March 6, 2012.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mark G. Arnold , Michael K. Alston , William J. Curtis , Uyless M. Dewberry, Jr. , Jason A. Flower , Megan Paletta Fuchs , Charles Ron Hobbs, II , Richard P. Jacobs , Charles E. Merrill , Joseph G. Nassif , Alan E. Popkin , John Terry , Michael H. Wetmore , Husch Blackwell LLP, Saint Louis, MO, Ryan W. Mitchem , Husch, Blackwell, Sanders, LLP, Chattanooga, TN, J. Mark White , White, Arnold & Gowd, PC, Birmingham, AL, for Plaintiffs-Counter-Defendants-Appellants.

Michael D. Freeman , Steven G. McKinney , Balch & Bingham, LLP, John Winston Scott , Scott, Dukes & Geisler, PC, Alfred F. Smith, Jr. , Bainbridge, Mims, Rogers & Smith, LLP, Jarred O. Taylor, II , E. Bryan Nichols , John Alan Truitt , D. Bart Turner , H. Thomas Wells, Jr. , Christopher James Williams , Maynard, Cooper & Gale, PC, Charles E. Sharp , Joel Alan Williams , Friedman, Leak, Dazzio, Zulanas & Bowling, PC, Eddie Leitman , Lynne Stephens O'Neal , Jim H. Wilson , Leitman, Siegal Payne & Campbell, PC, Richard Eldon Davis , Starnes, Davis, Florie, LLP, Kimberly Wood Geisler , Josua S. Thompson , Scott Dukes & Geisler, PC, Mark T. Waggoner , Hand Arendall, LLC, Birmingham, AL, Douglas S. Arnold , Sarah T. Babcock , Meaghan Goodwin Boyd , Shelly Jacobs Ellerhorst , Jody M. Rhodes , Beverlee Ellen Silva , Alston & Bird, LLP, Robert Mowrey , Mowrey, Meezan, Coddington, Cloud, LLP, Douglas, A. Henderson , Jeffrey J. Hayward , Lynette Eaddy Smith , Troutman Sanders, LLP, Atlanta, GA, Wendlene M. Lavey , James Van Carson , Lianne Renae Mantione , Christopher D. Thomas , Squire, Sanders & Dempsey (US), LLP, Cleaveland, OH, C.E. Isom , Isom & Stanko, LLC, Anniston, AL, John Patrick Elwood , Kevin A. Gaynor , Benjamin Scott Lippard , Vinson & Elkins, LLP, Michael Bailey Heister , John Barton Seitz , Steven L. Leifer , Baker Botts, LLP, Michael D. Goodstein , Stacey H. Myers , Hunsucker, Goodstein & Nelson, PC, Washington, DC, Robert Schick , Vinson & Elkins, LLP, Houston, TX, Jack D. Shumate , Angela Boufford , Karen Mysliwiec Pilat , Butzel Long, PC, Bloomfield Hills, MI, for Defendants-Counter-Claimants-Appellees.

Nicholas DiMascio , U.S. Dept. of Justice, Environment & Natural Res. Div., Washington, DC, for Amici Curiae.

Before MARTIN, HILL and EBEL, Circuit Judges.


Plaintiffs-Appellants Solutia, Inc. and Pharmacia Corporation (Solutia & Pharmacia) appeal the District Court's grant of summary judgment against their claims under § 107(a) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA).1 Solutia & Pharmacia also appeal the District Court's denial of their Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 59(e) motion to clarify or amend the summary judgment...

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