Pigment Co. Says NJ Must Help Cover $79M Cleanup Costs

Law360, New York (June 6, 2013, 7:09 PM EDT) -- Lead pigment maker NL Industries Inc. on Wednesday sued dozens of public and private entities ranging from New Jersey to General Motors Co. to spread the cost of a $79 million federal cleanup at the Raritan Bay Slag Superfund site in Old Bridge and Sayreville, N.J.

NL claims the state, Old Bridge Township and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers shoulder most of the blame for the site's environmental woes because they knowingly let a private developer use lead-bearing slag to construct a seawall and refurbish...
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