BNSF Railway Seeks To Toss Repeat Pollution Suit

Law360, New York (August 27, 2009, 2:57 PM EDT) -- Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway Co. is seeking the dismissal of a case filed by neighbors who claim the company polluted their groundwater with diesel, oil and toxic solvents, saying it won the exact same case 20 years ago and that the plaintiffs "do not get two bites at the same apple."

The motion was filed Aug. 26 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana. It marks the third time Dwight and Kitty Krohne have sued the railroad company over contamination on...
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