Raytheon May Get Lesser Award In CERCLA Suit

Law360, New York (December 7, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge on Wednesday found that defense contractor Raytheon Aircraft Co. may be precluded from government reimbursement for the environmental cleanup costs of a Kansas airport if it had already received money from insurers and other government contracts.

The case is over the Tri-County Public Airport Superfund site, a facility that comprises approximately 3.5 square miles in Morris County, Kansas. From 1950 to the early 1960s, a company called Beech Aircraft used the site for various types of chemical coating and painting processes, causing the...
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