Bankrupt Aleris To Pay $8.8M To Settle CAA Suit

Law360, New York (August 4, 2009, 4:25 PM EDT) -- Aleris International Inc. has settled a Clean Air Act suit with the U.S., 10 states and an Arizona county, agreeing to pay $4.2 million to improve its facilities and a civil penalty of $4.6 million that will be an unsecured claim in its pending bankruptcy.

The federal, state and local governments and Aleris lodged the 386-page consent decree in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio on Tuesday.

The settlement requires Aleris to make improvements and install pollution controls at 15 plants in...
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