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Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Asarco sues the Rockerfeller Estate

The Federal DOJ Bankruptcy Trustee for the Bankruptcy District at Corpus Christi TX allowed ASARCO to complete its entire bankruptcy without ever considering the liabilities from Asarco's years of illegally disposing of Toxic Waste, despite being legally notified of this lapse winter of 2006.  In Oct.,2006 the NYTimes exposed the story of how the EPA had secretly proven to the DOJ in 1998 that ASARCO disposed of illegal toxic wastes for nearly ten years - but then hid the truth away in a "confidential for settlement purposes only document".  This document became public-domain in 2006. Rep. Reyes (Chair House Intelligence Committee) wrote that Asarco  paid millions on the condition that the details of what it had done would never become public.

So now Asarco and its owner, Grupo Mexico, have huge 1st quarter profits this year; and, they have sued the Rockefeller Estate.  The Rockefeller estate attorneys ought to study this blog's archives in Scribe for the 30 documents and evidence sent to the Gov. of New Mexico (twice) about Asarco; and, that were taken through two sets of courts with each court failing to address the evidence.  The Federal DOJ has failed to hold Asarco responsible and allowed this to snowball.  No one has explained the presence of a Swiss Financial institution named "Asarco" (associated with Asarco inc.).

"Law360, New York (April 19, 2011) -- Asarco LLC hit the estate of John D. Rockefeller Sr. and other entities with a lawsuit in Washington state Monday seeking environmental response costs at a polluted smelter site over which the plaintiff recently paid a $38 million settlement.

Asarco claims in its contribution and cost recovery complaint filed in the Western District of Washington that the estate and four other entities are liable as owners or operators under..."

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