Arcelor, Severstal Still On Hook For Md. Pollution

Law360, New York (July 6, 2011, 4:56 PM EDT) -- A Maryland federal judge on Tuesday upheld efforts by owners of a shipyard to recover environmental cleanup and future response costs from steelmakers ArcelorMittal USA Inc. and units of OAO Severstal, but tossed several related state law claims.

The shipyard owners — SPS Ltd. Partnership LLLP and SPS 35 LLC — sued the steelmakers, who are owners and operators of a former Bethlehem Steel Corp. mill, for remediation costs, a declaration holding the companies liable for future response costs and damages under Maryland law for negligence,...
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Case Information

Case Title

SPS Limited Partnership, LLLP et al v. Severstal Sparrows Point, LLC et al

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Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


J. Frederick Motz

Date Filed

September 17, 2010

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