Westinghouse Superfund Case Trimmed

Law360, New York (July 31, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has ruled in a Superfund case that Westinghouse Electric Co. cannot bring a claim for contributory payments for environmental cleanup because the company itself has not been held liable under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act.

On Tuesday, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri granted summary judgment to defendants Mallinckrodt Inc., United Nuclear Corporation, Chevron U.S.A. Inc. and Valley Pine Associates, which were accused of contaminating a nuclear fuel processing site in Missouri that the plaintiff acquired...
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