Berkshire Unit Headed To Trial In $230M Superfund Case

Law360, New York (December 5, 2012, 7:12 PM EST) -- A federal judge on Wednesday said the U.S. government's $230 million lawsuit against a Berkshire Hathaway Inc. subsidiary over the cost of cleaning up an Idaho Superfund site can go to trial after he dismissed both parties' summary judgment bids.

U.S. District Judge Edward J. Lodge found there are genuine issues of material fact regarding whether hazardous substances, as defined by the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, were released at the Bunker Hill Mining and Metallurgical Complex Superfund site and whether those releases continue...
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