BNSF To Pay 3M, Boeing $19M In Landfill Cleanup Fight

By Clark Mindock (January 11, 2021, 3:43 PM EST) -- BNSF Railway Co. and others will pay $18.8 million to a group including 3M and The Boeing Co. to help with remediation costs at a Washington state landfill where historic dumping has caused alleged contamination of groundwater, according to a settlement between the companies.

The companies filed a joint notice of settlement in Washington federal court Friday, asking for approval of the plan that would see future remediation spearheaded by the Boeing and 3M group of companies.

The settlement motion marks what the companies collectively described as one of the final steps in the ongoing litigation over the Pasco Sanitary Landfill site, where...

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