AbitibiBowater Unit Settles EPA Air Claims

Law360, New York (January 12, 2010, 7:13 PM EST) -- Bowater Inc. has settled a Clean Air Act lawsuit brought on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, with a district court approving a deal calling for the bankrupt newsprint producer to better monitor emissions from a Tennessee mill and give the U.S. a $30,000 bankruptcy court claim.

Judge Curtis L. Collier of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee signed off on a consent decree filed on Monday between Bowater and the government.

Both Bowater and parent company AbitibiBowater Inc. are Chapter...
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