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W.R. Grace Hit With Record Superfund Fine for Libby Asbestos

Article: W.R. Grace Hit With Record Superfund Fine for Libby Asbestos

WASHINGTON, DC, March 11, 2008 (ENS) – W.R. Grace, a global supplier of specialty chemicals, has agreed to pay $250 million, the highest sum in the history of the Superfund program, to reimburse the federal government for the costs of the investigation and cleanup of asbestos contamination in the town of Libby, Montana, the Justice…

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

Article: 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…