Judge Denies Restraining Order Against Union Carbide

April 14, 2021
The Courtland Company is dealt a setback in its battle with Union Carbide in West Virginia.

The Courtland Company suffered a setback in its attempt to stop all discharges from a Union Carbide landfill in South Charleston, West Virginia when a federal judge denied the company’s request for a restraining order against the chemical giant, according to an article from U.S. News & World Report. Courtland reportedly discovered increased levels of toxic chemicals on property it owns near a Union Carbide landfill and alleges the site is leaking hazardous substances into nearby waterways.

According to the article, the judge ruled that Courtland didn’t present enough evidence that chemicals from the site were being deposited on its land. Union Carbide is reportedly pleased with the decision and prepared to defend itself against related litigation while Courtland, undeterred, will continue to seek its day in court.

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