Cargill Strikes Deal In Groundwater Contamination Suits

Law360, New York (July 8, 2010, 5:50 PM EDT) -- Cargill Inc. has reached a settlement with residents of a Nebraska city who sued the agricultural products giant over groundwater contamination, heading off an appeals court decision in the two related actions.

A joint statement issued Wednesday by Cargill and counsel for the plaintiffs said a settlement had been reached in the contamination cases, both of which were pending before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.

The parties, the statement said, had agreed to keep the terms confidential.

The dispute dates back to...
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