Kraft, 3M Lose Bid To Nix NC Superfund Cleanup Suit

Law360, New York (March 26, 2010, 4:25 PM EDT) -- A judge has shot down an attempt to throw out a consolidated lawsuit seeking cleanup costs from dozens of companies including 3M Co. and Kraft Foods Global Inc. for the contamination of an abandoned electrical transformer repair facility in North Carolina.

Judge Louise W. Flanagan of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina on Wednesday denied an omnibus motion to dismiss filed by all defendants in the case.

The defendants argued that because the plaintiffs allege that PCBs have been disposed at...
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