DOJ Gets $1.1M In Remacor Superfund Cleanup Settlement

Law360, New York (November 15, 2012, 3:36 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Justice said Thursday that it had reached a $1.1 million settlement with the 19 companies it sued to recover hazardous substance cleanup costs at the Remacor Superfund site in West Pittsburg, Pa.

On behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the DOJ brought suit under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act to recover costs the government incurred to clean up the 45-acre site, where a rare earth mineral and magnesium processing...
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