New Salida Seeks Rehearing In Dirt Pollution Case

Law360, New York (November 12, 2010, 2:40 PM EST) -- New Salida Ditch Co. has challenged a federal appeals court's decision to uphold a ruling that United Fire & Casualty Insurance Co. does not have to cover legal costs the irrigation company incurred after spilling dirt into the Arkansas River in Colorado.

New Salida filed a petition for an en banc rehearing with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit on Thursday, saying a three-judge panel for the federal appeals court overlooked a precedential state appeals court opinion when it ruled in favor of...
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