NJ Court Revives Celanese Suit Over Site Cleanup

Law360, New York (January 20, 2009, 12:00 AM ET) -- A New Jersey appellate court has revived a suit brought by Celanese Ltd. alleging the Essex County Improvement Authority is liable for contamination from a site that the industrial chemical maker sold to the county.

On Friday, the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, reversed a lower court's decision to dismiss the Celanese suit, finding that it had wrongfully attempted to resolve ambiguity in a sales contract between Celanese and the Improvement Authority.

“It turned to the deposition testimony and documents produced during discovery to...
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