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Celanese Wants High Court To Weigh CERCLA Liability

Law360 (January 27, 2011, 4:34 PM EST) -- Celanese Corp. has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to determine whether a contractor that damaged a Celanese-owned gas pipeline three decades ago could be held liable for the $4.6 million the company has spent to clean up the resulting contamination.

The chemical maker on Monday petitioned the nation's high court to overturn an appeals court decision in favor of Martin K. Eby Construction Co. Inc., claiming the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act didn’t absolve the contractor of liability for striking a Celanese pipeline in...
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