We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

WR Grace Hid Asbestos Risk At Mont. Mine: US

Law360 (February 24, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Bankrupt chemical maker W.R. Grace & Co. knew but concealed the fact that its mining operation in Libby, Mont., was exposing residents to asbestos, a federal prosecutor reportedly told jurors Monday during opening remarks in the criminal trial of the company and five of its former executives.

Grace “chose profits at the expenses of people's health and chose avoiding liability over disclosing health hazards to the government,” U.S. Attorney Kris McLean told the jury in the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana, according to...
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.