DOJ Targets Reading Railroad For Superfund Cleanup

Law360, New York (February 1, 2010, 5:25 PM EST) -- Successors to the defunct Reading Railroad have agreed to pay past and future oversight costs of environmental cleanup actions at a Superfund site in Pennsylvania, according to a newly filed suit by the U.S. Department of Justice.

In the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on Friday, the DOJ lodged a complaint and gave notice of a consent decree that, if approved, will resolve the liability of Reading Co. and the Reading Real Estate Co. with regard to obligations under the Comprehensive Environmental...
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