NuChrome, US End Fight Over Hazardous Waste Storage

Law360, New York (July 26, 2011, 3:42 PM EDT) -- The U.S. government on Monday settled its suit in Massachusetts federal court accusing chrome replater NuChrome Inc. of repeatedly violating waste management laws by generating and improperly storing hazardous waste products including chromium, nickel and copper sludges, and cyanide process wastewaters.

U.S. District Judge Richard Stearns dismissed the suit Monday, noting that a settlement had been reached. The U.S. also agreed Monday to withdraw a motion for contempt alleging NuChrome had breached a 2009 preliminary injunction in the case requiring it to follow federal and state...
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