Cos. Agree To Pay Up Over Pa. Superfund Site

Law360, New York (December 30, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- For the second time in a decade, a slew of major companies — including Air Products and Chemicals Inc., Ingersoll-Rand Co. and General Electric Co. — have agreed to pay more than $860,000 to settle the U.S. government's suit over the cleanup of a Superfund site in southeastern Pennsylvania.

The consent decree, filed alongside the complaint Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, settles the government’s action against 16 companies accused of dumping hazardous substances at the 65-acre Novak site, which...
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