Magistrate Judge: Foundries' Operations Did Not Contribute To PCB Contamination

Magistrate Judge: Foundries' Operations Did Not Contribute To PCB Contamination

ANNISTON, Ala. - A federal magistrate judge in Alabama on June 1 awarded summary judgment to the two remaining defendants in a Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) 42 USCS § 9601 lawsuit brought by Solutia Inc. and Pharmacia seeking to recover cleanup costs for polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) contamination at two sites in Alabama, after finding that the plaintiff companies failed to present evidence showing that the defendants' investment-casting operations contributed to the contamination (Solutia Inc., et al. v. McWane Inc., a/k/a Union Foundry, et al., No. 03-cv-1345-PWG, N.D. Ala.). Subscribers may view the opinion available within the full update.

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