Okla. Property Owners Denied Bid To Amend Lead Suit

Law360, New York (May 17, 2011, 1:59 PM EDT) -- A federal judge in Oklahoma refused Monday to allow a group of property owners to add public nuisance claims to a suit accusing lead mining companies Blue Tee Corp., Gold Fields Mining Corp. and The Doe Run Corp. of environmental contamination.

The long-running lawsuit — which was also initially brought against bankrupt mining firm Asarco Inc. in 2004 — seeks to recover damages for loss of property value allegedly caused by the companies’ contamination of the Tar Creek Superfund site in northeastern Oklahoma during decades of...
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Case Information

Case Title

Evans, et al v. Asarco Incorporated, et al

Case Number



Oklahoma Northern

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability


Gregory K Frizzell

Date Filed

February 9, 2004

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