Exxon, Lilly, Others Sued Over $21M In Superfund Costs

Law360, New York (October 3, 2012, 5:14 PM EDT) -- The U.S. on Friday targeted Exxon Mobil Corp., Eli Lilly & Co. and others in its ongoing bid to recover at least $21 million in response costs from a Rhode Island Superfund site that has been the subject of its dispute with defunct manufacturer Emhart Industries Inc.

In a third-party complaint lodged in Rhode Island federal court, the government leveled claims under the the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act against 12 companies that either ran facilities in Rhode Island that allegedly turned in hazardous...
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