Fla. Residents Get $9.5M In Conoco Water Pollution Deal

Law360, New York (May 02, 2013, 7:40 PM ET) -- A Florida state judge on Tuesday preliminarily approved a property damage settlement awarding a $9.5 million to residents living near a former Florida fertilizer manufacturing facility turned Superfund site who are accusing ConocoPhillips Inc. and other former owners of polluting the area water supply.

Approximately 5,000 Pensacola, Fla., property owners will be eligible to receive relief under the deal resolving the suit, which claims that a plume of contaminated groundwater subject of litigation 10 years ago migrated south from the settlement area of that case and...
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