Asarco Wants In On EPA Document Destruction Suit

Law360, New York (October 19, 2010, 7:46 PM EDT) -- Bankrupt mining company Asarco LLC — which is seeking to share liability for the cleanup of lead contamination at a Superfund site in Omaha, Neb. — has asked to join a Union Pacific Railroad Co. suit accusing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of destroying documents related to the contamination.

Asarco lodged its motion to intervene in the Freedom of Information Act suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska on Monday, arguing that this intervention was necessary in order to protect a set...
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