WR Grace Asks Court To Bounce New Jersey Claim

Law360, New York (July 10, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- As WR Grace and Co. works to determine asbestos liabilities in its Chapter 11 case, the specialty chemical manufacturer is seeking to block a $30 million damages claim filed by New Jersey's environmental regulators on the grounds that it is too late to submit such a demand.

The dispute dates back to June 2005 when New Jersey's Department of Environmental Regulation filed an $800 million fraud lawsuit against Grace, nearly four years after the business first ducked into bankruptcy protection.

Among other charges, WR Grace stands...
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