On September 04, 2014, the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota denied a motion by defendant General Mills, Inc., to dismiss plaintiff homeowners’ claims under the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) as well as plaintiffs’ common law claims. Ebert v. General Mills, Inc., Slip Copy (No. 13–3341) (D. Minn. 2014). The claims related to vapor intrusion resulting from historic releases of trichloroethylene (TCE) and other hazardous substances from an industrial facility owned and operated by General Mills from 1930-1977 in the Como neighborhood of Minneapolis. With regard to CERCLA, General Mills argued that 42 U.S.C. 9613(h) divested the court of jurisdiction because General Mills had entered a consent decree…