SC County Fights To Avoid Landfill Tab In CERCLA Suit

Law360, New York (February 22, 2010, 2:18 PM EST) -- A South Carolina county has asked to intervene in a Superfund case against Schlumberger Technology Corp., saying it needs to protect its residents from assuming financial responsibility for the maintenance of a sediment disposal site to be built as part of a settlement in the litigation.

In a motion filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, Pickens County, S.C., asked to intervene in the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act suit brought in 2006 by federal and state government...
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