Groups: Company Not Allowed To Join Parties This Late In Tainted Groundwater Case

(November 16, 2015, 8:49 AM EST) -- PITTSBURGH — A collection of environmental groups suing PPG Industries for contaminating groundwater filed a brief in Pennsylvania federal court on Oct. 30, arguing that the company should not be permitted to join parties to the lawsuit, nor should those entities be given leave to file a third-party complaint at this late stage in the case (PennEnvironment, et al. v. PPG Industries Inc., et al., No. 12-342, W.D. Pa.).

(Brief available. Document #15-151117-008B.)

Allegations

In 2012, PennEnvironment and the Sierra Club sued PPG Industries Inc., the...
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