Group Objects To Marcal Environmental Settlements

Law360, New York (May 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An environmental alliance of companies along the Passaic River asked a judge on Tuesday to reject both of Marcal Paper Mills Inc.'s environmental settlements, arguing that neither the federal nor the state settlement did justice to the amount of damage Marcal had done.

The settlements are over environmental contamination for the Diamond Alkali Superfund Site, including a 17-mile stretch of the Lower Passaic River in New Jersey and its tributaries. Marcal operated a paper manufacturing facility near the river for over 60 years, dumping wastewater into...
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