Judge Dismisses Drinking Water Lawsuit, Says Statute Of Limitations Has Expired

Mealey's (April 1, 2016, 12:30 PM EDT) -- CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. —A federal judge in New York on March 31 adopted a magistrate judge’s report and recommendation and dismissed a lawsuit brought by a local water authority that had claimed that Northrop Grumman Corp. and an affiliate were liable for contaminating the drinking water supply with volatile organic compounds (VOCs) (Bethpage Water District v. Northrop Grumman Corporation, et al., No. 13-6362, E.D. N.Y.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 43720).

(Opinion available. Document #15-160405-023Z.)

Allegations

On Nov. 18, 2013, the Bethpage Water District (BWD) sued Northrop...
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