PPG Sued Over Toxic Chromium At NJ Site

Law360, New York (February 3, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Two environmental groups have sued paint and chemicals supplier PPG Industries Inc. for alleged violations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act in an attempt to get the company to clean up cancer-causing toxins at a former chemical production site in Jersey City, N.J.

The Natural Resources Defense Council and Interfaith Community Organization lodged the suit Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, accusing PPG of neglecting to remediate the site even though it has been aware of the contamination for...
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