Pollution Exclusion Excludes Defense For Recovery Costs, N.C. Federal Judge Rules

Pollution Exclusion Excludes Defense For Recovery Costs, N.C. Federal Judge Rules

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - No coverage exists under the "plain language" of an insurance policy's pollution exclusion for an insured's liability for recovery costs owed to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, a federal judge in North Carolina ruled Dec. 13 (United National Insurance Company v. Horton Sales Development Corp., et al., No. 1:11-cv-00028-MR-DLH, W.D. N.C.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 176772).

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