Union Pacific Gets Partial Quick Win In Cleanup Suit

Law360 (April 9, 2018, 9:41 PM EDT) -- A federal judge granted Union Pacific Railroad Co. a partial quick win in its suit against Oglebay Norton Co. over liability for environmental cleanup at an El Paso, Texas, metal processing facility, finding Monday that ONC was a potentially responsible party.

Texas' U.S. District Judge Philip R. Martinez granted Union Pacific’s bid for partial summary judgment in the suit claiming that the rail company had to spend $4 million to clear out unsellable “slag” — refuse from the melting of metal — that industrial minerals company ONC allegedly abandoned at the site. The judge said there were no issues of material...

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