EPA Seeks Payment For NJ Superfund Cleanup

Law360, New York (August 25, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. government has sued American Airlines Inc., Rutgers University, Alcoa Inc. and about a dozen other companies for reimbursement of environmental cleanup costs associated with the Chemsol Inc. Superfund site in New Jersey.

The complaint, filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, alleges that the defendants, all of which at some point disposed of hazardous substances at the site, are liable for past and future costs incurred by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to clean up the 40-acre former...
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