Asarco, LLC v. Union Pacific Railroad Co.

ELR Citation: 44 ELR 20187
No(s). 13-2830 (8th Cir. Aug 8, 2014)

The Eighth Circuit upheld the dismissal of a company's breach of contract and contribution claims against a railroad in connection with a lead-contaminated Superfund site in Omaha, Nebraska. The company paid approximately $200 million to settle its liability with the government, and the railroad set...

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