Judge Finds No Evidence To Show CERCLA Defendant Is Successor-In-Interest

(February 17, 2016, 11:01 AM EST) -- DAYTON, Ohio — A federal judge in Ohio on Feb. 11 dismissed with prejudice claims seeking cost recovery and contribution under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) against BPM Paper Inc. (BPM Paper), ruling that the plaintiffs failed to show that the defendant company is the successor-in-interest to Badger Paper Mills Inc. and BPM Inc. (Garrett Day LLC v. International Paper Inc., et al., No. 15-cv-36, S.D. Ohio; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 17953).

(Opinion available. Document #08-160311-007Z.)

U.S. Judge Walter H. Rice of...
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