Alsol Denied Jury Trial In Suit Over $3M Superfund Cleanup

Law360, New York (July 11, 2014, 4:32 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Thursday ruled that the bankrupt Alsol Corp. and several affiliates can’t challenge a $3 million U.S. Environmental Protection Agency lawsuit before a jury, saying no right to a jury trial exists under the law governing the cost of remediating a New Jersey Superfund site.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Cathy L. Waldor granted the government’s motion to strike Alsol’s request for a jury trial, backing the government’s argument that the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act does not provide a right...
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