EPA, 177 Parties Settle Calif. CERCLA Suit For $3.6M

Law360, New York (July 17, 2009, 4:34 PM ET) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and state regulators have reached two deals totaling $3.625 million with nearly 200 parties to resolve allegations of Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act violations at a California Superfund site.

The EPA on Wednesday and Friday posted notices of the proposed administrative de minimis settlements in the Federal Register and asked for public comments.

Under the first settlement, 142 parties will pay a total of $2.375 million to the EPA and state regulators.

Of the 142 parties involved in that...
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