Lockheed, Others Avoid Liability in Alumina Suit

Law360, New York (March 7, 2011, 2:45 PM EST) -- A federal judge on Friday granted summary judgment to Lockheed Martin Corp. and other companies that the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Planning and Natural Resources attempted to hold liable for response costs at former alumina refinery in St. Croix.

Judge Harvey Bartle III of the U.S. District Court for the District of the Virgin Islands said the DPNR has failed to sufficiently allege any response costs under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, granting the defendants summary judgment on all counts of an...
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