Cooper Off Hook For Cleanup At Texas Superfund Site

Law360, New York (March 2, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- In a North Texas Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act suit brought by Aviall Services Inc. after it spent $15 million to clean up polluted land it bought from Cooper Industries LLC, a judge has freed Cooper of liability for one of two sites because Aviall did not properly notify all parties “forseeably affected” by the contamination, as required by federal law.

The ruling Monday by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas freed Cooper of liability for the Love Field contamination...
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