Kellwood To Pay $6M To Settle EPA Suit Over Mo. Pollution

Law360, New York (July 9, 2012, 5:20 PM ET) -- Missouri-based high-end fashion designer and manufacturer Kellwood Co. will pay $5.9 million to clean up two polluted sites in New Haven, Mo., to settle a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency suit over alleged toxic leaks, according to federal court documents filed Friday.

Kellwood filed a consent decree with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri setting out a two-phase plan to clean up the sites in New Haven, which the EPA alleged have polluted nearby ground wells with a hazardous chlorocarbon known as tetrachloroethylene....
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

United States of America et al v. Kellwood Company


Case Number

4:12-cv-01216

Court

Missouri Eastern

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

Judge

Henry E. Autrey

Date Filed

July 6, 2012

Companies

Government Agencies

DEWEY LIVE BLOG

Follow our exclusive coverage of the trial of the year:

Catch up on the Dewey trial here