Appeals court overturns ruling vs. Calif. smelter
Dec 19, 2007 | 11:16 AM
| Michael Marley
A federal appeals court has overturned a lower court ruling that absolved several lead scrap suppliers of responsibility for cleanup costs at a now-defunct California lead smelter.
The U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, reversed a summary judgment by the U.S. Central District of California and sent the case involving Alco Pacific Inc. and its suppliers of lead scrap back to the lower court for a new trial. Alco Pacific was a lead smelter in Carson, Calif., that processed automobile batteries, wheel weights and lead slag and dross. The smelter operated from 1950 until 1990 and produced lead ingots that were sold to other companies.....
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