ABB Hits U.S. Over $64M In CERCLA Response Costs

Law360, Los Angeles (August 29, 2013, 5:52 PM EDT) -- A subsidiary of Switzerland-based robotics company ABB Ltd. hit the U.S. government with a civil action in Connecticut federal court on Thursday seeking to recover $64 million in costs it incurred addressing the release of hazardous substances at a property owned by Combustion Engineering Inc.

The lawsuit raises allegations that North Carolina-based ABB Inc. cleaned up the site where CE, also a wholly owned subsidiary of ABB Holdings Inc., conducted contract work for the Atomic Energy Commission to support the United States’ program to establish and...
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Case Information

Case Title

ABB, Inc v. USA

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Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


Charles S. Haight, Jr

Date Filed

August 29, 2013

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