7 Cities Hit Ga. Chemical Co. With Alum Antitrust Suit

Law360, Fort Wayne (August 10, 2017, 5:56 PM EDT) -- Several municipal water systems and cities on Wednesday hit Atlanta-based Kemira Chemicals Inc. with allegations that it took part in a conspiracy to fix prices for a water treatment chemical, according to a complaint filed in a New Jersey federal court.

Seven cities including Denver; Charlotte, North Carolina; and Rochester, Minnesota, and utilities such as Central Arkansas Water alleged that Kemira took part in a scheme with other companies from 1997 up through at least 2011 to divide the market, rig bids and fix prices for...
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