10th Circ. Won't Revisit Irrigation Co.'s Pollution Suit

Law360, New York (December 14, 2010, 5:02 PM EST) -- A federal appeals court has refused to rehear New Salida Ditch Co.'s lawsuit seeking to force United Fire & Casualty Insurance Co. to cover legal costs the irrigation company incurred after spilling dirt into the Arkansas River in Colorado.

New Salida had petitioned for a panel or en banc rehearing with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in November, but on Monday the court rejected its request.

In its order, the appeals court first denied the request for a panel rehearing, then added...
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