Ameren Contractor Claims Breach For Enviro Warnings

Law360, New York (July 13, 2011, 7:17 PM EDT) -- A plumbing contractor sued Ameren Corp. and a subsidiary in Missouri state court on Tuesday claiming the electricity and natural gas utility terminated its contract after it reported alleged violations of environmental and other laws to high-level company officials.

Bishop & Associates LLC and its owners, Kara Bishop and Robert Bishop, said certain company officials often took a defensive stance and resisted taking necessary corrective steps after the contractor pointed out environmental and plumbing code violations, including the illegal discharge of pollutants.

B&A, which had devoted...
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