Enviros Cleared To Pursue Appeal In RG Steel Pollution Case

Law360, Wilmington (July 10, 2012, 3:26 PM EDT) -- A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Tuesday permitted environmental advocates to pursue an appeal concerning RG Steel LLC’s pollution-monitoring obligations at its Sparrows Point, Md., steel mill.

At a court hearing in Wilmington, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin J. Carey granted The Chesapeake Bay Foundation Inc. and allied environmentalists relief from the automatic stay to take their appeal to the Fourth Circuit, rejecting the debtors’ argument that the appeal would be a costly distraction from ongoing efforts to sell the mill and other assets.

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