SC Utility To Pay $3.7M For Park Area Cleanup

Law360, New York (May 11, 2011, 3:01 PM EDT) -- South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. agreed Monday to pay more than $3.7 million to the U.S. and South Carolina governments for cleanup operations at a former manufactured gas and electrical substation site contaminated with polyaromatic hydrocarbons and other toxins.

The payment plan, outlined in a proposed consent decree, resolves response and remediation costs the governments sought under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act in a complaint lodged simultaneously in federal court on Monday.

The parties said in the consent decree that the settlement...
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