Scrap Metal Co. Tagged With $1.8M For Cleanup

Law360, New York (February 18, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Roughly 18 years into litigation over the cleanup of a Superfund site in southwestern Ohio, federal regulators have netted $1.6 million from a scrap metal company accused of polluting the property.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday that Livingston & Co. Inc. had consented to pay $1,609,732 to resolve allegations that it is liable in part for remediation of the 25-acre United Scrap Lead site near Troy, Ohio.

As part of the settlement, lodged in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio,...
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