Lockheed, Feds Pushed To Settle 6-Year Cleanup Row

Law360, New York (July 1, 2013, 6:28 PM EDT) -- A Washington federal judge on Monday pushed Lockheed Martin Corp. and the U.S. government to “try harder” to settle a lawsuit against the U.S. over $100 million in potential costs related to environmental cleanup at California rocket factories, saying the six-year-old case would go to trial in February without an agreement.

U.S. District Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle told attorneys for Lockheed and the government at a status conference Monday that the complexity of the case — which involves a cleanup lasting several decades, at least 18...
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