Exxon To Pay Up To $5.5M For La. Superfund Site

Law360, New York (September 8, 2010, 7:02 PM EDT) -- Exxon Mobil Corp. has agreed to pay up to $5.5 million to cover the cost of cleaning up the site of a Louisiana factory that the energy giant and others hired to dispose of radioactive waste.

Chief Judge Ralph E. Tyson of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana signed off on a consent decree between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Exxon and Swiss cement manufacturer Holcim (US) Inc. that calls for the two companies to reimburse the federal government for past...
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