Boeing, Lockheed To Pay $2.5M For Superfund Cleanup

Law360, New York (December 23, 2010, 7:54 PM EST) -- Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin Corp. agreed Thursday to pony up $2.5 million to satisfy U.S. government demands that they chip in to clean up land once used as an airbase in Moses Lake, Wash., but the government itself will pay the bulk of the costs at $55 million.

The government lodged the settlement agreement in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington, shouldering most of the blame for water pollution at the Moses Lake Wellfield Superfund site.

“The [U.S. Department of Justice]...
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