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Eighth Circuit Affirms Application of Absolute Pollution Exclusion

April 29, 2019

Arthur Chapman attorney Beth Jenson Prouty obtained affirmance at the Eighth Circuit for her insurer client in the case Restaurant Recycling v. EMC. The opinion reaffirms Minnesota’s plain-meaning application of the Absolute Pollution Exclusion.  The opinion applies the “in whole or part” language of the pollution exclusion and also defines the plain-meaning of the word “dispersal.”  

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