Efforts to dredge toxic industrial chemicals from the Fox River should continue, a federal judge has ruled.
A federal judge has decided that two companies won’t have to pay for the cleanup of PCBs from Little Lake Butte des Morts and portions of the Fox River.
At an obscure landfill in central Illinois, a plan to store toxic waste is raising a dispute over how much say neighboring towns and counties should have over what gets dumped above the water they drink.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The third year of dredging at the polluted Fox River could end as early as next week after a federal judge raised questions about who’s liable for the cleanup. Paper company Appleton and NCR Corp. have paid for more than two years of cleanup and agreed to pay for the [...]
By DINESH RAMDE Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — A federal judge in Wisconsin has ruled NCR Corp. and Appleton Papers Inc. must pay an estimated $700 million to help clean a contaminated river. The judge this week ruled Atlanta-based NCR and the Appleton-based paper company are responsible for cleaning up the Green Bay-area Fox River. [...]
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Two companies that once insured Appleton Papers, Inc. are liable for $10 million toward the cleanup of the Fox River after a court decision Tuesday, the firm’s lawyer said. The 2-1 ruling by the Wisconsin Court of Appeals means Munich Re AG and Westport Insurance Corp., which is owned by Swiss [...]
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge in Green Bay has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to make 20 companies and governmental units share in the massive costs of cleaning up the lower Fox River. U.S. District Judge William Griesbach ruled Wednesday that Appleton Papers Inc. and NCR Corp. were the parties most responsible [...]