Occidental To Pay $19M In EPA Del. Site Cleanup Deal

Law360, Chicago (August 23, 2012, 7:53 PM EDT) -- Occidental Chemical Corp. has agreed to shell out an estimated $19 million to implement the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's final environmental cleanup plan for the contaminated site of a defunct chemicals facility in Delaware, the agency said Tuesday.

The settlement, entered as an administrative consent order in the EPA, calls for Dallas-based Occidental to continue its cleanup work at the site through excavation, on-site consolidation and capping or covering of contaminated soils at the 300-acre former chlorine manufacturing facility located three miles northwest of Delaware City,...
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