Honeywell, Army Corps Urge Dismissal Of $79M Cleanup Suit

Law360, New York (March 4, 2014, 3:28 PM EST) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and several companies, including Rio Tinto Minerals and Honeywell International Inc., urged a New Jersey federal court on Monday to dismiss a suit brought by NL Industries Inc. over $79 million in Superfund cleanup costs, arguing that the complaint was factually barren.

The Army Corps told the court that lead pigment maker NL Industries, which claims the Corps approved a developer’s plans to construct a seawall and refurbished jetty in Old Bridge Township that contributed to waterfront contamination, had failed...
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