Chemical Co. B&B Resolves Calif. CERCLA Suit For $2M

Law360, Chicago (March 20, 2012, 2:59 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Friday ordered defunct company Brown & Bryant Inc. to shell out nearly $2 million in environmental cleanup costs to the California Department of Toxic Substances Control, resolving the last apparent claims in litigation that had also ensnared Dow Chemical Co. and BNSF Railway Co.

U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. O'Neill granted the DTSC's motion for summary judgment against B&B and its president, John Brown, and also issued an order that same day of his intent to close the long-running suit the agency...
To view the full article, register now.