Halliburton La. Facility Sued For Contaminated Groundwater

Law360 (January 7, 2021, 2:41 PM EST) -- A proposed Louisiana class claims that Halliburton Co. failed to notify them that a toxic plume from one of its industrial sites contaminated hundreds, if not thousands, of properties after an accidental fire hydrant crack exposed the chemicals.

In a complaint filed Wednesday, the proposed class said Halliburton, Baker Hughes Inc. and Dresser LLC, the primary operator of the now-shuttered facility, failed to properly store and remediate the contamination, failed to warn the property owners about the dangers associated with the contamination, and were therefore negligent and liable for the considerable damages.

The proposed class said that, after workers exposed the...

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