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