$1.1B Enviro Suit Against DuPont Sent Back To State Court

Law360, Camden (July 27, 2017, 7:09 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge tossed a town’s $1.1 billion environmental lawsuit against DuPont Co. back to state court on Wednesday after finding that a company executive who lives in the state wasn’t fraudulently named as a defendant just to keep the suit in its original jurisdiction.

U.S. District Judge Noel L. Hillman granted the remand motion by Carney’s Point Township after determining that the state’s Industrial Site Remediation Act provides that civil action can be brought against a person alleged to have made misrepresentations, rejecting...
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Case Title

CARNEYS POINT TOWNSHIP v. E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY et al


Case Number

1:17-cv-00264

Court

New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Real Property: Other

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Noel L. Hillman

Date Filed

January 13, 2017

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