Judge: Defendant Company Is Only A Liable Party Under CERCLA

(August 31, 2015, 11:23 AM EDT) -- NEW YORK — A federal judge in New York on Aug. 28 granted in part plaintiffs’ motion for judgment on the pleadings, finding only that Consolidated Edison Company of New York Inc. is a liable party under Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) Section 107 (HLP Properties LLC, et al. v. Consolidated Edison Company of New York Inc., No. 14 Civ. 1383, S.D. N.Y.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 114779).

(Opinion available. Document #08-150911-007Z.)

U.S. Judge Lorna G. Schofield of the Southern District of New...
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