Chevron May Be Liable For Superfund Site: 2nd Circ.

Law360, New York (February 25, 2010, 5:32 PM EST) -- Chevron USA Inc. and U.S. Steel Corp. could be on the hook for cleanup costs at a polluted manufacturing site in upstate New York, with a federal appeals court reversing a lower court's order that dismissed the companies from the lawsuit.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled Wednesday the companies might have to contribute to the cleanup efforts of Niagara Mohawk Power Corp., which struck a deal with New York state authorities to remediate the site under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation...
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