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Calif. Board's Actions On Goodrich Cleanup Nullified

Law360 (January 27, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A court has ruled that the California State Water Resources Control Board improperly accepted jurisdiction over a matter concerning the cleanup of a contaminated site previously owned by Goodrich Corp., requiring the board to revisit more than a year's worth of actions related to the cleanup.

At a Jan. 15 hearing, Judge James C. Chalfant of the Los Angeles Superior Court said that Goodrich had no opportunity to comment when the state board took the matter away from a regional board, and that the assumption of...
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