Judge: Cleanup Costs Were Necessary Under National Contingency Plan

(December 8, 2015, 9:17 AM EST) -- FORT WAYNE, Ind. — A plaintiff company seeking to recover costs it incurred in remediating a former steel-processing site in Fort Wayne was awarded summary judgment on its claim under Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) Section 107 by a federal judge in Indiana on Dec. 4 after the judge found that the plaintiff company successfully showed that the costs it incurred were necessary under the National Contingency Plan (NCP) (Valbruna Slater Steel Corp., et al. v. Joslyn Manufacturing Company, et al., No. 10-CV-0044-JD, N.D. Ind.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 162779)....

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