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Judge Tosses EPA's Renewed Suit Over Polluted Site

Law360 (September 27, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A district court judge has rejected the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's second attempt to force Gulf States Steel Inc. to cover the costs of cleaning up its polluted facility, after the first case was interrupted when the company fell into bankruptcy.

Judge U. W. Clemon of the U.S. District Court of Northern Alabama on Tuesday dismissed the EPA's motion to file an amended complaint, ruling that the agency had improperly served Gulf States Steel, which is now defunct. Clemon did, however, leave the door open for...
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