Judge Approves Consent Decree In Ill. CERCLA Suit

Law360, New York (September 19, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Despite objections from Sherwin-Williams Co., a federal judge has approved a consent decree between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and T.L. Diamond Co. Inc. — a manufacturer of zinc powder and oxide — regarding cleanup costs at the Eagle Zinc Superfund Site in Illinois, for which Sherwin-Williams is also held liable.

In a decision handed down Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, Judge Jeanne Scott ruled that the agreement for the company and its president, Theodore L. Diamond, to pay...
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