NJ Towns, Counties Breached $9M Salt Contract, Suit Says

Law360, New York (June 14, 2017, 3:16 PM EDT) -- Dozens of New Jersey public entities were slapped with a federal lawsuit Monday alleging they breached a $9.3 million purchase agreement to buy minimum amounts of rock salt from an Indiana-based supplier.

Mid-American Salt LLC had a $9.3 million contract with the Morris County Cooperative Pricing Council to provide 115,000 tons of rock salt, but 48 of MCCPC’s members, including towns, counties and school boards, either bought less than they estimated they’d buy or didn’t buy any, according to the suit filed in New Jersey federal...
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