Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Companies Sue To Recover Costs Of Remediating Groundwater, Soil Contamination

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Companies Sue To Recover Costs Of Remediating Groundwater, Soil Contamination

LOS ANGELES - A group of companies that are being held liable for soil and groundwater contamination by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Aug. 15 filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California seeking cost recovery and declaratory judgment against a different group of companies that allegedly operated businesses that were supposed to properly process waste but instead spilled or discharged that waste onto the ground and into the groundwater (Alcoa Inc., et al. v. APC Investment Company, et al., No. N./A, C.D. Calif.).

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