Lowe's Says Botched Enviro Study Cost It $14M

Law360, New York (March 1, 2010, 1:18 PM EST) -- Lowe's Home Centers Inc. has hit Tetra Tech Inc. with a breach of contract suit alleging the engineering firm botched an environmental assessment at the site of a future Lowe's store, an error the retailer says has cost it more than $14 million.

The company filed its 16-count complaint Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire, accusing Tetra Tech of failing to fully investigate potential pollutants at the site, a former junkyard, and of failing to warn Lowe's contractors that certain...
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