Homeowners Denied Cert. In Halliburton Contamination Suit

By Y. Peter Kang (March 3, 2015, 6:44 PM EST) -- A federal judge in Oklahoma on Tuesday denied class certification to a group of homeowners living near a contaminated Halliburton Energy Services Inc. research facility, ruling that issues of law or facts affecting individual members outweigh the shared characteristics of the proposed class.

Property owners contend that contaminated groundwater from Halliburton's Osage Road facility in Duncan, Oklahoma, migrated to an adjacent neighborhood and created a reasonable threat of contamination.

The facility was used for 30 years to clean U.S. Department of Defense motor casings and recycle fuel rod racks from a Nebraska nuclear plant and ammonium perchlorate disposed at the site...

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