7th Circ. Orders NCR To Spend $70M More On Superfund Site

Law360, New York (August 3, 2012, 4:23 PM EDT) -- Finding that cleanup costs cannot easily be divided based on quantities of pollutants released, the Seventh Circuit on Friday said NCR Corp. must complete roughly $70 million worth of additional cleanup at Wisconsin's Lower Fox River Superfund site, where total remediation will cost about $1 billion.

The appellate court rejected NCR's argument that it had already cleaned up more than its fair share in an expedited appeal of a lower court preliminary injunction requiring NCR to remove 660,000 cubic yards of sediment from the Lower Fox...
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