Feds Fight Appleton Papers' Bid For $100M CERCLA Recovery

Law360, New York (May 14, 2013, 1:04 PM EDT) -- The U.S. government told a Wisconsin federal judge Monday that Appleton Papers Inc.'s lack of liability for environmental damage at the Lower Fox River Superfund site does not allow the company to recover $100 million in remediation costs it has already agreed to pay.

Appleton was dismissed last year from a $700 million government suit over polychlorinated biphenyl contamination at the river, but is bound to pay a portion of the cleanup expenses pinned on the site's previous owner NCR Corp. because of a purchase agreement...
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