St. Paul Says It Has No Duty In Okla. Toxic Waste Action

Law360, New York (November 15, 2012, 3:17 PM EST) -- St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Co. on Wednesday said it has no duty to cover oil and gas waste transporter Bear Productions Inc. in a proposed class action alleging the company polluted soil and water in Oklahoma with toxic waste from its operations.

Coverage for the underlying lawsuit is excluded under the policy with Bear, St. Paul said in its complaint, because the claims do not involve damages for “bodily injury” or “property damage,” as those terms are defined or used in the policy, among...
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