Dry Cleaner Found Liable For Las Vegas PCE Cleanup

Law360, New York (October 22, 2010, 4:47 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has ruled that a dry cleaning company's decades-old lease agreements require it to indemnify the former owners of the Las Vegas shopping mall it called home over contamination of the area's groundwater with cleaning solvents tetrachloroethylene and perchloroehtylene.

Judge Robert Jones of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada on Wednesday granted summary judgment to a group of defendants that included Maryland Square Shopping Center LLC and Bank of America, despite opposition from the company that owned the dry cleaning shop...
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