Environmental Risk Hit With $29M Suit Over Cleanups

Law360, New York (May 4, 2010, 5:21 PM EDT) -- Blount Energy Inc. and two other energy companies have launched a $29 million lawsuit accusing Environmental Risk Solutions LLC of breaching contracts to clean up contamination at dozens of service stations in upstate New York.

The plaintiffs filed suit Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, alleging that ERS failed virtually every step of the way to properly oversee a subcontractor that was supposed to clean up petroleum contamination on nearly 50 properties — including improperly allowing the subcontractor to...
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