Nuke Site Neighbors Urge 3rd Circ. To Revive Cancer Suits

Law360, New York (March 24, 2016, 4:17 PM EDT) -- About 175 Pittsburgh-area residents blaming their cancer on enriched uranium allegedly released from a now-decommissioned Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corp. nuclear materials facility on Wednesday asked the Third Circuit to let a jury hear their case against company successor Babcock & Wilcox Co.

The residents in more than a dozen lawsuits against NUMEC successors Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group Inc., B&W Technical Services and Atlantic Richfield Corp. asked the panel to reverse a district court’s summary judgment for the companies. They argued that NUMEC shouldn’t...
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