We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Asarco Asks Court To Toss $68M Texas Cleanup Claim

Law360 (September 19, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Bankrupt copper mining company Asarco LLC has urged a bankruptcy court to quash a $68 million claim by Texas officials for environmental damage to the state's coast, a claim it argues was filed too late.

In an objection lodged with the court on Friday, Asarco said the damage claim filed in July 2006 by the Texas attorney general on behalf of the state's natural resource trustees was barred by the statute of limitations.

The claim, just one of scores against the bankrupt copper producer for environmental...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.