Recyclers Say NCR Should Cover Full $1B For River Cleanup

Law360, Los Angeles (November 19, 2013, 8:28 PM EST) -- Recycling mills on Monday asked the Seventh Circuit not to hold them liable for any of the $1 billion in cleanup costs for pollution at a Wisconsin river, alleging they didn't know NCR Corp. was using a toxic chemical in its paper production.

Georgia-Pacific LLC and other mills and municipal wastewater facilities argued there was no genuine issue of material fact precluding a Wisconsin federal court from issuing a summary judgment that ordered NCR to cover all the response costs.

The paper manufacturer and Appvion Inc.,...
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