EPA Inks $1.4M Settlement Over NJ Superfund Site

Law360, New York (July 23, 2010, 3:52 PM EDT) -- Imperial Oil Co. Inc., two of its former officers and the now-defunct Champion Chemical Co. have agreed to pay at least $1.4 million to reimburse the federal government for cleanup costs at a New Jersey Superfund site.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency filed a consent decree Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey that calls for the parties to make up for missed payments under an earlier 2001 agreement.

Champion and Imperial will pay more than $1 million, and two former...
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