GE Demands Millions For River Cleanup From Nat'l Grid Unit

Law360, New York (April 29, 2013, 4:50 PM EDT) -- General Electric Co. on Friday hit National Grid unit Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. with a lawsuit seeking millions of dollars in response costs GE said it has incurred in connection with the environmental dredging of a Superfund site in the upper Hudson River in New York.

GE said it entered into a consent decree with the federal government in 2006 to clean up polychlorinated biphenyls that entered the river’s sediment from two power plants the company operated. It said Niagara, which does business as National Grid,...
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Case Information

Case Title

General Electric Company v. Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation

Case Number



New York Northern

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


Frederick J. Scullin, Jr

Date Filed

April 26, 2013

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Government Agencies

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