Lockheed's Strontium Liability Claims Nixed

Law360, New York (July 1, 2010, 2:35 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has thrown out claims by Lockheed Martin Corp. that the state of Pennsylvania and the federal government should share in any liability in a $20 million lawsuit from the state's environmental regulator over the cleanup of strontium-90 at a decommissioned nuclear facility.

In an order filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, Judge Sylvia H. Rambo dismissed Lockheed Martin's third-party complaint against the U.S. and Pennsylvania governments after finding that they were immune from liability under the...
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