Energizer, Others To Spend $9M For Mercury Cleanup

Law360, New York (August 7, 2012, 3:59 PM EDT) -- Energizer Battery Manufacturing Inc., Union Carbide Corp. and three other companies agreed Tuesday to implement cleanup efforts estimated to cost $9.3 million at a New York Superfund site, reaching a consent decree with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to settle a mercury contamination suit.

The EPA accused Energizer, Union Carbide, The Gillette Co., KeySpan Gas East Corp. and Spectrum Brands Inc. of violating the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act by contributing to the release of hazardous substances at the Mercury Refining Superfund Site in...
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