EPA Seeks OK For Alcatel, Pfizer Cleanup Cost Deal

Law360, New York (September 8, 2009, 12:40 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which in June sued Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc., Pfizer Inc. and Olin Corp. to recoup $670,000 in cleanup costs for a Superfund site the agency has already collected over $12 million to rehabilitate, has asked a federal judge to approve a consent decree that would resolve the issue.

The EPA on Friday filed an unopposed motion in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania seeking approval of the consent decree, which requires the defendants to pay $603,047, around $66,000...
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