Lockheed Martin Can't Shake $20M CERCLA Suit

Law360, New York (February 2, 2010, 4:04 PM EST) -- A federal judge has refused to dismiss claims by Pennsylvania's environmental regulator that Lockheed Martin Corp. is liable for $20 million the agency spent cleaning up Strontium-90 contamination at a decommissioned nuclear facility.

Judge Sylvia H. Rambo of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania has allowed the lawsuit brought by the state’s Department of Environmental Protection to remain standing, shooting down arguments Monday that the agency is barred from passing the $20 million cleanup bill on to Lockheed Martin, the last known...
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