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US v. Albert Inv. Co., No. 08-6267

In an appeal from the district court's denial of appellant's motion to intervene in an action brought by the U.S. under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, the order is reversed where the proposed consent decree would eliminate appellant's contribution right as to the settling defendants, and thus appellant had an interest in the outcome of the action.

Read US v. Albert Inv. Co., No. 08-6267

Appellate Information

Filed November 10, 2009


Opinion by Judge Kelly


For Appellant:

William George, Debra Tsuchiyama Baker and Michael Connelly, Baker & Wotring, L.L.P., Houston, TX

For Appellees:

Gerald Hilsher, Stephen L. Jantzen, McAfee & Taft, P.C., Tulsa, OK