EPA, 49 Parties Settle Calif. CERCLA Claims For $1.2M

Law360, New York (April 5, 2011, 3:46 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reached a $1.2 million settlement Monday with 49 parties including AT&T Inc. subsidiaries and ConAgra Foods Inc. to resolve claims of federal Superfund law violations at a California waste site.

The deal resolves Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act allegations related to the 252-acre Casmalia Resources Superfund site in Santa Barbara County, Calif., that accepted 5.6 billion pounds of waste between 1973 and 1989.

The parties are required under the deal to pay a proportionate share of the estimated $284...
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