EPA Joins Motion, Seeks Secret Report In Solutia Case

Law360, New York (August 21, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A secret report detailing the environmental liabilities of bankrupt chemicals company Solutia Inc. has prompted the U.S. government to join a motion filed by tort plaintiffs seeking access to the liability analysis.

The “joinder” was filed on Friday by the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Southern District of New York on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Agriculture.

According to the joinder, the U.S. Attorney’s office wrote to the debtors in October 2005, soon after learning about the existence of the report—which...
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