Lockheed Can't Dodge Virgin Islands Superfund Claims

Law360, New York (May 25, 2012, 5:42 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Friday refused to allow Lockheed Martin Corp. to avoid some of the claims it faces in a Superfund suit in the U.S. Virgin Islands over alleged water pollution from an alumina refinery.

Lockheed failed to win summary judgment on several claims in the case related to its ownership of water rights in part of a 1,400-acre site in St. Croix. The company had argued that because it owned the water it could not be held liable for any pollution of the water....
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Case Title

Commissioner Department of Planning & Natural Res. v. Century Alumina Company


Case Number

1:05-cv-00062

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Virgin Islands

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

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Harvey Bartle, III

Date Filed

May 5, 2005

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