Natural Resource Damages Fair Game In $1B Case: Judge

Law360, New York (October 3, 2011, 8:29 PM EDT) -- A Wisconsin federal judge on Friday issued a clarification in a billion-dollar case over pollution in the Lower Fox River, saying corporate defendants in the case could seek potentially hundreds of millions of dollars in natural resource damages from paper companies NCR Corp. and Appleton Papers Inc.

U.S. District Judge William C. Griesbach's order clarifies a February ruling in which the court found that NCR and Appleton were responsible under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act for part of an estimated $700 million in...
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