Ford, Severstal Sue MichCon Gas For Cleanup Costs

Law360, New York (August 14, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Ford Motor Co. and steel manufacturer Severstal North America Inc. have sued Michigan Consolidated Gas Co. to collect cleanup costs for a swath of land near Michigan's Rouge River that a MichCon predecessor allegedly dumped toxic tars and oils on over seven decades ago.

In a suit filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Ford and Severstal contend that MichCon is liable for land restoration costs under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act and Michigan's Natural Resources and...
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