Govt. Wins Time In Dana Superfund Feud

Law360, New York (October 3, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- After receiving a "no" from the bankruptcy court, federal prosecutors have been granted a temporary reprieve by a Manhattan district court judge to resolve a spat over the proposed estimation procedures for determining environmental claims in Dana Corp.'s Chapter 11 case.

On Wednesday, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Burton Lifland denied the government's stay request, arguing that there was “no basis” to put the proceedings on hold. But the judge soon found himself overruled by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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