Union Pacific Says EPA Destroyed Superfund Docs

Law360, New York (June 23, 2010, 6:43 PM EDT) -- Union Pacific Railroad Co. filed a suit Wednesday alleging that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency intentionally destroyed records in order to avoid complying with Freedom of Information Act requests concerning lead contamination at a Superfund site in Omaha, Neb.

The railroad company filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska, claiming that on at least a handful of occasions the EPA's project coordinator for the site Robert W. Feild ordered employees to destroy documents related to soil and air monitoring, among other...
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