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Asarco, LLC v. Union Pacific Railroad Co.

Citation: 44 ELR 20187
No. 13-2830, (8th Cir., 08/08/2014)

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 settled with EPA for $25 million....

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