DuPont Ordered To Pay $2M For Niagara Plant Cleanup

Law360, New York (January 28, 2010, 3:35 PM EST) -- In a nearly three-decade-long case over the cleanup of the area around three chemical plants in Niagara Falls, N.Y., a federal judge has ordered DuPont Co. to pay Solvent Chemical Co. Inc. $2.05 million to cover part of the remediation.

Judge John T. Curtin of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York on Monday also ordered Olin Corp. to pay $462,288, ruling that Solvent had proved that the two companies were liable for a share of the costs.

The judge issued the...
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