DOJ Seeks $22M For Calif. Superfund Cleanup

Law360, New York (October 28, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency and the California Department of Toxic Substances Control to recover more than $22 million in cleanup costs for a California Superfund site that has leaked toxic waste for decades.

Filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, the lawsuit alleges that Sterling CentreCorp Inc., Stephen P. Elder and his company Elder Development Inc., as property-owners, are responsible for the costs of cleaning up hazardous waste...
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