Olin Says New Evidence Justifies Lower Superfund Penalty

Law360, New York (September 24, 2012, 7:32 PM EDT) -- Olin Corp. urged a New York federal judge Friday to reconsider his $2.45 million judgment against the chemical company for its role at a Superfund site in Niagara Falls, saying there is new evidence not presented at trial that would reduce its exposure to damages.

The chemical manufacturer said when U.S. District Judge John T. Curtin split cleanup costs between Olin and DuPont Co. in August, it was based on how much each company contributed to pollution at the site, but for some parts of the...
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Case Information

Case Title

State of New York v. Solvent Chemical, et al

Case Number



New York Western

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


Lawrence J. Vilardo

Date Filed

December 9, 1983

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