Reliant, Duke, CMS Escape Wis. Antitrust Claims

Law360, New York (February 27, 2009, 12:00 AM ET) -- A group of Wisconsin businesses, including Sargento Foods Inc. and industrial products provider Safety-Kleen Systems Inc., can't pursue claims against Reliant Energy Inc., Duke Energy Carolinas LLC and CMS Energy Corp. in a consolidated suit alleging a price-fixing conspiracy among natural gas companies, a federal judge has ruled.

On Thursday, Judge Philip M. Pro of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada granted requests from the defendants to be dismissed from the case, which is part of a multidistrict litigation, for lack of personal...
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