CBS, Others To Pay $21M Over Pa. Zinc Smelting Site

Law360, New York (August 3, 2009, 7:03 PM EDT) -- Five companies, including CBS/Westinghouse of Pa. Inc., have agreed to pay more than $21.4 million in cash and property to address damage at a former zinc smelting site in northeast Pennsylvania, marking the state’s largest natural resources settlement to date.

CBS/Westinghouse, a current owner of a portion of the site, as well as CBS Operations Inc., TCI Pacific Communications Inc., HH Liquidating Corp. and HRD Liquidating Corp., successors of the original zinc smelting and zinc recovery operators, agreed to make a cash payment of almost $9.9...
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