US Sues Quaker, Others For Calif. Enviro Costs

Law360, New York (January 18, 2011, 4:22 PM EST) -- The federal government and California's Department of Toxic Substances Control have slapped Quaker Chemical Corp., Mammoet Western Inc. and several others with a lawsuit seeking to recover more than $12.5 million in environmental response costs connected to a Superfund site. 

The lawsuit, which was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California on Thursday, also asked the court to declare the defendants liable for all future costs incurred because of the actual or threatened release of hazardous substances at the South El...
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