Judge Cuts Plaintiff's Federal Claims For Recovery Of Costs Toward Site's Cleanup

Judge Cuts Plaintiff's Federal Claims For Recovery Of Costs Toward Site's Cleanup

PITTSBURGH - A federal judge in Pennsylvania on April 4 dismissed a plaintiff company's claims under the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) seeking contribution toward and recovery of response costs related to remediating contamination from an industrial site but allowed the plaintiff company to pursue claims under the Hazardous Sites Cleanup Act (HSCA) in state court (Trinity Industries Inc., et al. v. Chicago Bridge & Iron Company, No. 08-1709, W.D. Pa.).

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