Appleton Win Upheld In CERCLA Cost Insurance Spat

Law360, New York (June 8, 2010, 8:18 PM EDT) -- A Wisconsin appeals court on Tuesday upheld a judgment declaring that policies issued by Westport Insurance Corp. and numerous other insurers covered Appleton Papers Inc.'s liability for costs stemming from a massive cleanup effort aimed at PCB contamination in Wisconsin's Green Bay and Lower Fox River.

The Wisconsin Court of Appeals affirmed the trial court on all of the challenged issues, according to Tuesday's opinion.

Though several insurers appealed a judgment declaring that their policies covered API's liability for costs under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation...
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