US To Pay Ford $11M For Cleanup Costs

Law360, New York (August 12, 2011, 9:02 PM EDT) -- Ford Motor Co. said on Friday that it had reached consent decrees with the federal government under which the U.S. will pay the automaker $10.8 million to settle a suit over two contaminated sites in Dearborn, Mich.

“[The agreements] are the product of vigorous, arm's length negotiations over several years by experienced counsel after consultation with experts, review of extensive historical and technical information, and multiple rounds of mediation conducted by a specialized mediator with expertise in this area,” Ford said in an unopposed motion asking...
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