P&G, Others Cough Up $1.8M In Wis. Cleanup Case

Law360, New York (July 22, 2009, 6:15 PM EDT) -- The U.S. government has reached a $1.875 million settlement with 11 defendants, including Procter & Gamble Co. and Union Pacific Railroad Co., over the costs of cleaning up an area near the Fox River in Wisconsin.

The deal, announced by the U.S. Department of Justice in the Federal Register on Wednesday and filed July 16 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, is meant to recover costs incurred in response to the release and threatened release of hazardous substances, specifically polychlorinated biphenyls,...
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