Wood Treatment Superfund Site Owner Settles With EPA

Law360, New York (September 17, 2013, 5:40 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Tuesday approved a $2 million settlement between the former owner of a Mississippi wood preservation company, which is located on a Superfund site, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The EPA had alleged that Stewart Gammill III owned and operated Crosby Wood Preserving Co. between 1964 and 1973, and that his wife, Lynn Crosby Gammill, now owns 13 acres in Picayune, Miss., on which the business was located. The Gammills were liable under the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act for...
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