Mich. Lawmakers Fight $162M Lyondell Cleanup Deal

Law360, New York (April 21, 2010, 2:36 PM EDT) -- A bipartisan group of Michigan lawmakers is lashing out at a proposed settlement between Lyondell Chemical Co. and the U.S. Department of Justice, saying the $162 million deal to fund cleanup operations at the Kalamazoo River Superfund site falls short.

In a letter sent Tuesday to the DOJ, Sens. Carl Levin, D-Mich. and Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., and Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., expressed concerns over the fact that the proposed settlement allocates only $103 million for Lyondell's share of the cleanup, which the bankrupt affiliate of Dutch...
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