Asarco Wants Others To Help Cover $33M Calif. Cleanup

Law360, New York (March 25, 2011, 2:27 PM EDT) -- Asarco LLC sued four chemical and energy companies Wednesday, seeking contributions toward a $33 million cleanup at a California Superfund site that Asarco took on in one of its bankruptcy settlements.

Asarco's complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, says Asarco was not wholly responsible for environmental damage at the Selby Smelter Site in Contra Costa County, Calif., and that defendants NuStar Energy LP, Celanese Chemical Co., Shore Terminals LLC and Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP should pay their fair...
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