41 Cos. Told To Help Pay For $9M Superfund Cleanup

Law360, New York (February 25, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered 41 companies that sent used industrial storage drums to Cooper Drum Co., a former drum reconditioning company, to help the current landowners, Cooper Living Trust and Cooper Properties LP, clean up contaminated soil and water at the site at an estimated cost of more than $9 million.

The EPA announced the massive cleanup effort Tuesday, weeks after the agency signed off on a unilateral administrative order for remedial action at the former drum reconditioning plant, which was designated a...
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