US Seeks $30M For Wood Treatment Superfund Site

Law360, New York (May 1, 2012, 1:56 PM EDT) -- The federal government on Monday sued the former owner of a Mississippi wood preservation company and the current owner of land on which the company was located for $30 million, alleging they are responsible for cleanup costs of the now Superfund site.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's complaint says that Stewart Gammill III owned and operated Crosby Wood Preserving Co. between 1964 and 1973, and that Lynn Crosby Gammill now owns 13 acres in Picayune, Miss., on which the business was located. The defendants are liable...
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