Alsol Denied Jury Trial In Suit Over $3M Superfund Cleanup

Law360, New York (July 11, 2014, 4:32 PM ET) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Thursday ruled that the bankrupt Alsol Corp. and several affiliates can’t challenge a $3 million U.S. Environmental Protection Agency lawsuit before a jury, saying no right to a jury trial exists under the law governing the cost of remediating a New Jersey Superfund site.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Cathy L. Waldor granted the government’s motion to strike Alsol’s request for a jury trial, backing the government’s argument that the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act does not provide a right...
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Case Title

SB BUILDING ASSOCIATES, L.P. et al v. BOROUGH OF MILLTOWN et al


Case Number

3:07-cv-04127

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New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other

Judge

Anne E. Thompson

Date Filed

August 28, 2007


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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. ALSOL CORPORATION et al


Case Number

2:13-cv-00380

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New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

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Katharine S. Hayden

Date Filed

January 17, 2013

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