Chromium Action Survives Honeywell's Review Bid

Law360, New York (May 16, 2011, 5:52 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Monday denied Honeywell International Inc.'s request that she reconsider her refusal to dismiss a class action over alleged health risks and property damage resulting from chromium pollution in Jersey City, N.J.

U.S. District Judge Susan D. Wigenton said Honeywell had not identified a clear legal error, a change in the controlling law, or new evidence that would support an extraordinary measure like reconsideration. Judge Wigenton also denied Honeywell's alternate request for an interlocutory appeal of the Feb. 28 order.

The plaintiffs, Jersey...
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