BNSF, Dow Win $4.6M Over Calif. Cleanup

Law360, New York (June 10, 2011, 2:03 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Wednesday ordered Brown & Bryant Inc. to pay $4.6 million to BNSF Railway Co. and Dow Chemical Co. to cover environmental cleanup costs at a California site where B&B formulated insecticides and other chemicals.

The suit revolves around a July 1993 order by the California Department of Toxic Substances Control that required Dow, BNSF and others to investigate and remediate contamination from herbicides, pesticides and other agricultural chemicals at a B&B site in Shafter, Calif. Dow was one of several agricultural chemical...
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Case Information

Case Title

Atchison Topeka, et al v. Hercules Inc, et al

Case Number



California Eastern

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


Lawrence J. O'Neill

Date Filed

July 23, 1996

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