CSX Units Must Pay For NJ River Cleanup: 3rd Circ.

Law360, New York (February 12, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Two CSX Corp. subsidiaries must indemnify Pharmacia Corp. for the costs of investigating river contamination possibly stemming from a former chemical manufacturing site in Kearny, N.J., a federal appeals court has ruled.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on Tuesday upheld a portion of a lower court ruling holding CSX Intermodal Inc. and its subsidiary, Motor Carrier Services Group, responsible for funding part of the investigation along the lower Passaic River near Newark.

The court found an agreement between Motor Carrier and Pharmacia,...
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