CBS Off Hook In Kansas Facility Cleanup

Law360, New York (June 27, 2012, 5:27 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Tuesday tossed a suit against CBS Corp. over pollution liabilities at a Kansas waste management site, bringing an end to a long-running dispute over cleanup obligations the network acquired with its purchase of the formerly bankrupt Safety-Kleen Corp.

U.S. Magistrate Judge James O’Hara booted plaintiff Clean Harbors Inc.’s Resource Conservation and Recovery Act suit after the company — which purchased the Coffeyville, Kan., facility from Safety-Kleen in 2002 — failed to establish what additional obligations CBS should be liable for beyond the...
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