Cos. Say Stay Halliburton Superfund Suit For 9th Circ. Ruling

Law360 (May 22, 2020, 5:24 PM EDT) -- A massive group of chemical, defense and manufacturing companies have asked a California federal judge to pause their case against Halliburton and others over Superfund cleanup funds until the Ninth Circuit rules on whether similar claims are time-barred, arguing a delay would avoid a lot of waste.

Boeing, Mattel, BASF Corp. and other companies that have already spent millions to clean up the Omega Chemical Corp. Superfund site near Los Angeles, said on Thursday that a lot of time and money would be saved if the court stays their case against Halliburton. The case would be better served by waiting until...

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