Water Company Defendant: Chemical Spill Case Belongs In Federal Court

(September 9, 2015, 2:47 PM EDT) -- CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A water company that is one of several defendants sued for a spill of 4-methylcyclohexane methanol into West Virginia’s Elk River on Sept. 4 filed a brief in West Virginia federal court, arguing that the court should not remand the chemical spill lawsuit, which is also related to a bankruptcy lawsuit filed by one of the defendants (Desimone Hospitality Services LLC v. West Virginia-American Water Company, No.14-14845, S.D. W.Va.).

(Brief available. Document #15-150915-008B.)

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