Sherwin-Williams Fights $2.4B Lead Paint Cleanup

Law360, New York (November 27, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Three former lead paint makers are asking a state court judge to reject a cleanup plan proposed by Rhode Island's attorney general that would cost the companies a total of $2.4 billion. The companies lost a groundbreaking tort suit over lead paint contamination in February 2006.

The Sherwin-Williams Co., Millennium Holdings LLC and NL Industries Inc. filed a motion Monday asking Judge Michael Silverstein, of Rhode Island's Superior Court, to throw out the lead nuisance abatement plan proposed by Attorney General Patrick C. Lynch in September,...
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