UGI Fights Victorian-Age Pollution Claim In 2nd Circ.

Law360, New York (March 24, 2011, 3:33 PM EDT) -- Second Circuit judges prepared to delve into Victorian-era business operations as they heard arguments Thursday over whether UGI Utilities Inc. can be held responsible for cleaning up manufactured gas pollution from more than a century ago.

A lawyer for Northeast Utilities predecessors Yankee Gas Services Co. and the Connecticut Power and Light Co. argued before a panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit that former gas giant UGI was actively involved in running nine plants at issue and should be liable for...
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