Judge Won't Revive AEP Natural Gas Price-Fixing Suit

Law360, New York (September 28, 2011, 7:22 PM EDT) -- An Ohio federal judge on Tuesday refused to reconsider his decision to dismiss as time-barred a putative class action accusing American Electric Power Co. Inc. of conspiring to artificially inflate prices through trading activities.

U.S. District Judge Michael H. Watson denied the plaintiffs' motion to alter his Sept. 15, 2010, ruling that the statute of limitations had passed on claims brought against the power giant by a consortium of Wisconsin companies that includes cheese maker Sargento Foods Inc., printing company Arandell Corp. and metalworking firm Ladish...
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