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Adjoining property owners both liable for environmental response costs (access required)

Where a property owner agreed to remove mine tailings from the property of an adjoining landowner after the adjoining landowner was notified that the mine tailings were discharging pollutants into a nearby stream, and the delay in removal, coupled by the negligence in pipe maintenance by the adjoining landowner caused additional discharges, both parties bared ...