Asarco Pushes For Discovery In Bid For EPA Records

Law360, New York (October 2, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Asarco Inc. is fighting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's request for summary judgment, asking a district court to commence discovery on the company's claim that the agency withheld information that could affect a $187.5 million settlement of a Superfund case.

Responding to the EPA's recent push for summary judgment, Asarco argued on Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia that the motion was “procedurally improper” and that the agency's own affidavits confirmed that there is a credible and factual dispute over the...
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