Akzo To Cover Cleanup Costs At 2 Ala. Superfund Sites

Law360, New York (December 9, 2011, 3:28 PM EST) -- Akzo Nobel Chemicals Inc. agreed Friday to pay about $912,900, as well as future response costs, to resolve the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's lawsuit over an environmental cleanup of wetlands found within two Alabama Superfund sites.

The EPA filed its consent decree with the paints and specialty chemicals company in Alabama federal court the same day as its complaint, which argued that Akzo should foot the bill for cleanups at the Stauffer Chemical Co. Cold Creek Plant site and the LeMoyne Plant Superfund site.

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