Lubrizol Can't Get Coverage For Pollution Cleanup Costs

Law360, New York (April 1, 2013, 5:26 PM EDT) -- A federal judge ruled Saturday that Arrowood Indemnity Co. had no duty to cover specialty chemicals company The Lubrizol Corp. for pollution remediation costs related to a lawsuit over a Houston Superfund site.

Lubrizol had demanded Arrowood cover it for the cleanup of the Patrick Bayou, which is adjacent to its Deer Park, Texas, facility. The company said it had paid about $2.9 million for remediation since 2002, when the bayou was named a Superfund site. But U.S. District Judge Solomon Oliver Jr. said a 1994...
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