DOJ Strikes Deal With 6 Over NJ Superfund Site

Law360, New York (November 16, 2009, 5:32 PM EST) -- Six defendants including Cabot Corp. and DuPont Co. have agreed to pay the U.S. government $750,000 to help clean up a New Jersey Superfund site.

The U.S. Department of Justice filed a consent decree detailing the agreement on Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey along with a complaint alleging the defendants were connected to the release or threatened release of hazardous substances at the Pioneer Smelting Superfund Site in Chatsworth, New Jersey.

The defendants have agreed to pay $750,000, plus...
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