Tire Cos. Targeted Over Iowa PCB Cleanup

Law360, New York (October 27, 2010, 4:58 PM EDT) -- The U.S. government has sued Dico Inc. and Titan Tire Co. in an attempt to recover cleanup costs associated with the demolition of three Iowa industrial buildings contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls.

The suit, filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, seeks reimbursement for cleanup actions taken by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, punitive damages, civil penalties, and a declaration that the companies are liable for any future response costs incurred by the agency at the Des Moines, Iowa, site....
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