Claims V. Dow, Pharmacia Pared In CERCLA Suit

Law360, New York (March 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge in Superfund litigation over a wood treatment facility in Minnesota has dismissed liability and breach of contract claims against Dow Chemical Co. and Pharmacia Corp. that allege they supplied a chemical that contaminated residential properties.

Judge Patrick J. Schiltz of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota agreed to dismiss strict liability, product liability and breach of contract claims on Wednesday.

The judge granted the companies' summary judgment motion after the residents admitted they could not prove Dow or Pharmacia made...
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