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Meghrig v. KFC Western, Inc.

Docket No.: 95-83
Argued: January 10, 1996
Decided: March 19, 1996

Topics:

42 U.S.C. 6972, Judicial Power, Standing to Sue, EPA, Environmental Protection Agency, cost recovery

PartyNames: Alan MEGHRIG, et al., Petitioners, v. KFC WESTERN, INC.
Petitioner: Meghrig
Respondent: KFC Western, Inc.

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 49 F.3d 518
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Meghrig
v.
KFC Western, Inc.
516 U.S. 479 (1996)
Other Citations: 116 S.Ct. 1251134 L.Ed.2d 121 (516 U.S.
Question:

May plaintiffs use the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 to sue and recover money they spent to clean up hazardous waste on their property?

Meghrig v. KFC Western, Inc.
ORAL ARGUMENT

January 10, 1996

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Meghrig, 0 vote(s) against

Meghrig v. KFC Western, Inc.
Case Documents

1Opinion in Meghrig v. KFC Western, Inc.
2Opinion in Meghrig v. KFC Western, Inc.
Additional documents for this case are pending review.