DOD Settles $10M CERCLA Suit Over Radioactive Plane Parts

Law360, New York (March 14, 2012, 1:43 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Defense on Tuesday settled a $10 million lawsuit filed by aviation supply and repair company Strube Inc., which sought damages for costs incurred from the disposal of radioactive airplane parts purchased from the department.

The details of the settlement were not disclosed in U.S. District Judge Mitchell S. Goldberg’s order dismissing the case, and neither Strube nor the department immediately responded to requests for comment Wednesday.

Strube had alleged the Defense Department was liable under the U.S. Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and...
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