EPA Tells 7 Calif. Cos. To Pay $500K Or Clean Up

Law360, New York (September 23, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered seven businesses to shell out $500,000 for cleanup of a California Superfund site or to present an equally effective alternative for keeping contaminated groundwater from infecting drinking water wells that serve Los Angeles.

The payment will go toward the North Hollywood area of the San Fernando Valley Superfund site, one of four areas where cleanup efforts have been ongoing for more than a decade. The agency has already secured $1.3 million in funding from Honeywell International Inc., Lockheed Martin...
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