Appeals court rules against UP railroad
A federal appeals court has ruled against Union Pacific railroad in a case involving cleanup of mining pollution in Idaho’s Silver Valley.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals this week reversed a lower court decision that had dismissed a lawsuit by Asarco against the railroad, and the case is how headed to trial.
Asarco wants the railroad to pay some of the costs of cleaning up mining pollution in the Superfund site…