Shell, Army To Pay $35M To Clean Up Superfund Site

Law360, New York (May 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Twenty-five years after it sued Shell Oil Co. and the U.S. Army for the cost of cleaning up a former chemical weapons and pesticide plant in a Denver suburb, the state of Colorado announced Thursday that it had reached a $35 million settlement with both parties.

Shell will provide the state with $21 million in both cash and land to aid the rehabilitation of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal while the Army and the U.S. government will pay $14 million.

Colorado's 1983 suit over environmental damage at...
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