EPA Sues Dow, Exxon, Others For NJ Superfund Site Cleanup

Law360, New York (November 6, 2013, 5:56 PM EST) -- The federal government launched suit Wednesday in New Jersey federal court against more than 50 major companies, including Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., Exxon Mobil Corp., GlaxoSmithKline LLC, and The Dow Chemical Co., to recover cleanup costs for an industrial waste landfill, a Superfund site, in New Jersey.

The U.S. Department of Justice launched suit on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency against the companies, seeking to recover costs under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act to clean up contaminated groundwater and soil at the...
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