US Seeks OK For $6M Ill. Contamination Settlement

Law360, New York (November 18, 2009, 1:29 PM EST) -- The federal government has asked a judge to approve a nearly $6 million settlement between it and several defendants, including Exxon Mobil Corp., in a long-running dispute over contamination from a former Monsanto Co. plant in southern Illinois.

In an unopposed motion for entry of a partial consent decree filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, the U.S. Department of Justice sought approval of a deal with Pfizer Inc. subsidiary Pharmacia Corp., Solutia Inc., Cerro Flow Products Inc., ExxonMobil and...
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