Nos. 11-2385, 11-2556, 11-2583.

673 F.3d 715 (2012)

SCOTTSDALE INDEMNITY CO. and National Casualty Co., Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. VILLAGE OF CRESTWOOD, et al., Defendants-Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided March 12, 2012.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Bradley Mitchell Jones (argued), Meagher & Geer PLLP, Minneapolis, MN, for Plaintiffs-Appellees.

Robert M. Chemers (argued), Attorney, Pretzel & Stouffer, Chicago, IL, for Defendants-Appellants in No. 11-2385.

Chris C. Gair , Attorney, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellant in No. 11-2556.

Jay P. Deratany (argued), Attorney, the Deratany Firm, Chicago, IL, for Defendants-Appellants in No. 11-2583.

Before POSNER, WOOD, and HAMILTON, Circuit Judges.

POSNER, Circuit Judge.

This appeal in a diversity suit governed by Illinois law requires us to interpret the pollution exclusion from coverage found in most general liability insurance policies. The most common policy is the "commercial general liability policy" drafted by the Insurance Services Office and purchased by businesses to insure against losses arising out of general business operations. 9A Steven Plitt et al., Couch on Insurance § 129:1, pp...

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