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Eagle-Picher Must Pay $9M For NM Cleanup: 6th Circ.

Law360 (April 22, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The bankruptcy estate of electronics maker Eagle-Picher Technologies LLC must pay more than $9 million to clean up a former New Mexico factory designated as a Superfund site, a federal appeals court has ruled, despite objections from trustee U.S. Bank NA.

On Monday, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit affirmed rulings by a bankruptcy court and a district court, which found that the company was liable for the costs — initially estimated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at...
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