Exxon, DuPont Sue Alumax Over NJ Landfill Cleanup

Law360, New York (August 6, 2009, 5:31 PM EDT) -- Rohm & Haas Co., DuPont Co., Exxon Mobil Corp. and others have amended a lawsuit against aluminum hardware company Alumax Inc. over the cleanup of a New Jersey landfill in light of a 2007 U.S. Supreme Court decision that expanded the possible causes of action for plaintiffs under the Superfund law.

The companies, along with Arkema Inc., Cytec Industries Inc., Quality Carriers Inc., Crown Beverage Packaging Inc. and Crown Cork & Seal Co. Inc., filed an amended complaint on Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for...
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