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270 Companies Pay to Clean One Connecticut Superfund Site

270 Companies Pay to Clean One Connecticut Superfund Site

HARTFORD, Connecticut, November 3, 2008 (ENS) – Millions of dollars in cleanup costs at a former solvent recycling and resale facility in Southington, Connecticut will be covered by three related settlements reached by the federal government with more than 270 companies responsible for the mess. The Solvents Recovery Service of New England disposed of solvent-laden…

CBS Will Pay $31 Million to Clean Indiana Superfund Sites

CBS Will Pay $31 Million to Clean Indiana Superfund Sites

BLOOMINGTON, Indiana, February 20, 2008 (ENS) – CBS Corp. has agreed to pay $31.35 million to resolve all outstanding liability related to the cleanup of six Superfund sites in and near Bloomington, Indiana, the U.S. Justice Department, Environmental Protection Agency and the state of Indiana announced Tuesday. CBS is the corporate successor to Westinghouse Electric…

Upstate New York Fire Academy Costly to Clean

Upstate New York Fire Academy Costly to Clean

ROCHESTER, New York, January 17, 2008 (ENS) – Some of the country’s largest corporations are required to reimburse the state of New York a total of nearly $1.6 million for cleanup costs at the Rochester Fire Academy, a hazardous waste site in Monroe County once used to train firefighters. Attorney General Andrew Cuomo Wednesday announced…

Bankrupt W.R. Grace Puts $32 Million Into Superfund Cleanup

Bankrupt W.R. Grace Puts $32 Million Into Superfund Cleanup

WASHINGTON, DC, December 21, 2007 (ENS) – The global supplier of specialty chemicals W.R. Grace has agreed to a $34 million bankruptcy settlement for cleanup costs at 32 Superfund sites across the country, the U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday. The federal government determined that W.R. Grace contributed to the contamination at these 32 sites. The…