Judge Rules Hardship No Excuse For Ignoring Cleanup

Law360, New York (June 13, 2011, 7:44 PM EDT) -- A Utah federal court on Thursday issued a second preliminary injunction against Parish Chemical Co., forbidding the financially struggling company from engaging in new business until it disposes of hazardous waste containers at its chemical plant.

A preliminary injunction issued on Feb. 7 called for Parish to move hazardous wastes off of its property and to determine whether a host of unlabeled containers on its site contained toxic materials. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had brought suit against Parish under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and...
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