Superfund Defendant Sanctioned For Destroying Docs

Law360, New York (July 15, 2011, 7:07 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Friday hit a director of several entities battling environmental cleanup claims with sanctions for destroying documents subject to subpoena in an action to get the companies to pay their share in remediating a Superfund site.

U.S. District Court A. Richard Caputo said that Ronald W. Satterfield, director of Chromatex Inc. and Rossville Industries Inc., as well as its related entities, knew that documents he destroyed were subject to a subpoena from the former owner of the site, The Valmont Group, which...
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