Court of Federal Claims Finds No Waiver of Sovereign Immunity for Contractual Interest Charges Associated with Cleanup Costs at the McColl Superfund Site

Below is a short case update involving a long-fought CERCLA cost recovery and contract action between the United States and various oil companies involving the McColl Superfund Site in Fullerton, California. At issue in this installment was whether the WWII-era contract allowed the United States to avoid paying CERCLA interest based on sovereign immunity.

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