Most Of Olin Water Contamination Suit To Continue

Law360, New York (September 1, 2009, 5:44 PM EDT) -- Chemical producer Olin Corp. has lost most of its bid to toss claims brought by the Santa Clara Valley Water District in a suit over costs related to the contamination of a groundwater basin that flows into a Northern California reservoir.

Judge Ronald Whyte of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Monday granted summary judgment to Olin on the water district's claim for punitive damages and its attempts to recover legal fees incurred in the present litigation, but denied Olin's four...
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