Honeywell Must Face New Claims In $20M Pollution Suit

Law360, New York (January 16, 2013, 1:57 PM EST) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Tuesday allowed property developers to add a new plaintiff and additional claims in a $20 million environmental cleanup suit against Honeywell International Inc., finding that the allegations are timely and relate back to the original complaint.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Douglas E. Arpert ruled that remedial activity at a former roofing and paving materials factory allegedly owned by Honeywell predecessor Warren Chemical and Manufacturing Co. in 1985 and 2000 did not trigger the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act's six-year...
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