WR Grace, Others Reach $21M Cape Cod Superfund Deal

Law360, New York (February 14, 2012, 9:05 PM EST) -- A W.R. Grace & Co. affiliate and other companies have reached a $21 million settlement with the U.S. government over contamination at a Cape Cod military installation that's now a Superfund site, Grace said Monday in a filing in its Chapter 11 case.

The U.S. alleges that a pipeline running from a terminal on the Cape Cod Canal to Otis Air Force Base on the Massachusetts Military Reservation spilled fuel in the 1960s or 1970s, contaminating local groundwater with benzene and other toxins. The pipeline and...
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