GE Seeks To Get Hudson Cleanup Suit Tossed

Law360, New York (March 26, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- General Electric Co. has moved to dismiss a lawsuit brought by six New York municipalities seeking to halt a Hudson River Superfund cleanup they say would contaminate their drinking water, on the grounds that a district court has no jurisdiction to overrule a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency order.

The motion, filed on Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, urged the court to dismiss two claims from the suit filed against GE and the EPA, claiming that the Comprehensive Environmental...
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