Ore. Asks To Enter Coverage Row Over Superfund Cleanup

Law360, New York (August 2, 2011, 4:46 PM EDT) -- Oregon sought Monday to intervene in a coverage dispute in federal court over the cleanup of a Portland Superfund site in order to defend the constitutionality of a state environmental law's application in the case.

Oregon Attorney General John R. Kroger is hoping to argue that the court can rely on the Oregon Environmental Cleanup Assistance Act in interpreting the meaning of the term “suit” in an insurance policy, contrary to third-party defendant St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Co.'s assertion that such an application of...
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