Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Judge: Company Liable For Costs To Clean Up Hazardous Waste At Industrial Site

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana on June 27 denied a company summary judgment dismissal of a lawsuit filed by the U.S. government seeking reimbursement for costs associated with cleaning up a contaminated industrial site, concluding that under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), responsible parties are liable for all costs (United States of America v. ARG Corporation, No. 10-311, N.D. Ind.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 87642).

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