NJ DEP Hits Tronox With Superfund Cleanup Suit

Law360, New York (October 23, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has filed a lawsuit against Tronox LLC to recover costs related to the cleanup of a contaminated New Jersey Superfund site.

The DEP lawsuit, filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, claims that Tronox is the successor-in-interest to a 53-acre property in Somerset County, N.J., that was contaminated with hazardous waste from a wood treatment plant from 1910 to 1956.

The site has passed through several hands and holding companies since the wood...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.