EPA Nets $12M For NY Superfund Cleanup

Law360, New York (February 9, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- The city of Newburgh, N.Y., and 17 parties potentially responsible for the contamination of a New York state Superfund site, including IBM Corp. and Northrop Grumman Corp., have agreed to pay the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency more than $12 million to cover part of the cleanup of the site, which is one of the country's most polluted.

On Monday, the EPA announced the consent decree, which was entered on Feb. 3 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and covers a...
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