Unocal, Lario Can't Duck 3rd-Party Superfund Cleanup Claims

Law360, New York (April 27, 2012, 6:25 PM EDT) -- An Oklahoma federal judge declined Friday to dismiss third-party environmental cleanup claims against Union Oil Co. of California and Lario Oil & Gas Co., rejecting their arguments that Atlantic Richfield Co. and Arco Environmental Remediation LLC had failed to state a claim.

Unocal and Lario had argued that Atlantic and Arco could not sue them for contribution claims because Atlantic and Arco, as the defendants in the underlying contribution suit filed by Tronox Worldwide LLC, if found liable, could only be liable for their share of...
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