Halliburton Hit With Class Action Over Nuclear Waste

Law360, New York (November 1, 2011, 5:06 PM EDT) -- A proposed class action launched Monday claims Halliburton Co. recklessly exposed residents of Duncan, Okla., to nuclear waste and other harmful substances, damaged their property, and fouled the area's soil and drinking water.

In a lawsuit filed in Oklahoma federal court, a group of 34 people accuse Halliburton and Halliburton Energy Services Inc. of knowingly contaminating the soil as well as surface water and groundwater with harmful amounts of perchlorate, Cesium 137, Cobalt 60 and other toxic chemicals from a plant that processed nuclear and radioactive...
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