US Liable Under CERCLA For Defense Site Cleanup

Law360, Washington (July 19, 2011, 12:59 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge found Friday that the U.S. government played a part in the contamination of an aeronautical manufacturing site where TDY Industries Inc. produced defense equipment, and should cover a portion of cleanup costs that could run to $10 million.

U.S. District Judge John A. Houston granted TDY's motion for partial summary judgment seeking a declaration that the U.S. is liable as an owner, as defined by the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act.

The suit alleges the U.S. is liable as an...
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Case Information

Case Title

TDY Holdings, LLC et al v. United States of America et al

Case Number



California Southern

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


Cathy Ann Bencivengo

Date Filed

April 30, 2007

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