Mallinckrodt Case Documents

Legal Filings
May 31, 2017

These are the current documents associated with Maine People’s Alliance and Natural Resources Defense Council v. HoltraChem Manufacturing Co., LLC, and Mallinckrodt US LLC.

  • Complaint
  • Memorandum of Decision and Order
  • Implementing Order for Penobscot River Study Pursuant to Memorandum of Decision and Order Dated July 29, 2002
  • Order Amending Implementing Order for Penobscot River Study Pursuant to Memorandum of Decision and Order Dated July 29, 2002
  • Second Order Amending Implementing Order for Penobscot River Study Pursuant to Memorandum of Decision and Order Dated July 29, 2002
  • Opinion of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • Penobscot River Mercury Study: Phase I of the Study, 2006-2007
  • Order Approving Phase I Report
  • Penobscot River Mercury Study: Update to the Phase I Report
  • Notice of Electronic Filing of Phase II Report
  • Executive Summary: Penobscot River Mercury Study Phase II Report, April 2013
    • Chapter 1. A Synthesis of Mercury Studies on the Penobscot River Estuary
    • Chapter 2. Setting Mercury Remediation Targets for Surface Sediments in the Penobscot Estuary
    • Chapter 3. Total Mercury Loading to the Penobscot River from the HoltraChem Plant Site, Orrington, Maine and from Other Point Sources
    • Chapter 4. Field Data and Experiments on In Situ Particle Formation in the Penobscot River
    • Chapter 5. Total Mercury Sedimentary Inventories and Sedimentary Fluxes in the Lower Penobscot River and Estuary, Maine
    • Chapter 6. Estimates of Recovery from Mercury Contamination in the Penobscot River Estuarine System by an Assessment of Sedimentation Rates
    • Chapter 7. Field Investigations of Hydrodynamics and Particle Transport in Penobscot River and Bay
    • Chapter 8. Total and Methylmercury Concentrations in Mobile and Surface Sediments in the Upper Penobscot Estuary
    • Chapter 9. Upstream Limit of Mercury Contamination in Surface Sediments
    • Chapter 10. Investigation of Total and Methylmercury Export from Mendall Marsh Via South Branch of Marsh River, a Tributary to the Penobscot River
    • Chapter 11. Mercury Methylation Studies: Distribution and Biogeochemical Controls on Net Methylmercury Production in Penobscot River Marshes and Sediments, 2009–2012
    • Chapter 12. Factors Controlling Methylmercury Production in Intertidal, Wetland, and Bay Sediments in the Penobscot Estuary
    • Chapter 13. Plan for Long-Term Monitoring of Mercury in Sediments and Biota in Penobscot River and Bay
    • Chapter 14. Temporal and Geographic Trends in Mercury in Biota in the Penobscot Estuary
    • Chapter 15. Temporal trends of total and methyl mercury in surface sediments, 2006-2010
    • Chapter 16. Analysis of Aquatic and Wetland Food Webs in the Penobscot Estuary
    • Chapter 17. Background Concentrations of Mercury in Central Maine Estuaries
    • Chapter 18. Simulations of the Rate of Decline of Mercury Concentrations in the Penobscot Estuary
    • Chapter 19. In-Situ Amendment Plot Studies
    • Chapter 20. Investigation of Two Materials for Potential Application in Reducing Filter-passing Mercury in the Penobscot River
    • Chapter 21. Recommendations to the Court
    • Chapter 22. Risk Overview
    • Chapter 23. The Scientific Basis for Active Remediation of the Upper Penobscot Estuary
  • Phase II Report Errata
  • Penobscot River Mercury Study: Results of 2012 Monitoring
  • Penobscot River Mercury Study: Results of 2012 Monitoring – Figures 1-81
  • Penobscot River Mercury Study: Results of 2012 Monitoring – Tables 1–17
  • Penobscot River Mercury Study: Results of 2012 Monitoring – Appendices 1–11
  • Penobscot River Mercury Study: Monitoring Mercury in American Black Ducks, 2013–14
  • Plaintiffs’ Pre-Trial Brief
  • Mallinckrodt US LLC’s Pre-Trial Brief
  • Plaintiffs’ Post-Trial Brief
  • Appendix A – Witness Summaries Submitted by the Plaintiff
  • Mallinckrodt US LLC’s Post-Trial Brief
  • Appendix A – Witness Summaries Submitted by the Defendants
  • Plaintiff’s Post-Trial Reply Brief
  • Order on Remediation Plan
  • Order on Evaluation of Potential Active Remedies
  • Selection of Phase III Engineering Firm
  • Penobscot River System Phase III Engineering Study Factsheet
  • Phase III Engineering Study Report (September 2018)