Indian Harbor Wants No Part Of Landfill Cleanup Costs

Law360, New York (July 23, 2013, 1:33 PM EDT) -- Indian Harbor Insurance Co. said in a lawsuit filed Monday it has no duty to indemnify Republic Services Inc. and BFI Waste Systems of North America LLC for costs the companies have allegedly incurred stopping pollution from flowing out of a closed Missouri landfill.

BFI, a unit of Republic Services, owns the Missouri City Landfill near Liberty, Mo., according to Indian Harbor’s complaint. The 90-acre dump was open from 1972 until 1983 and was shut down in accordance with a plan approved by the U.S. Environmental...
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