Lilly To Pay Up To Resolve Air Emissions Suit

Law360, New York (February 25, 2011, 5:34 PM EST) -- Eli Lilly & Co. agreed Friday to pay the U.S. government $337,500 in civil penalties to resolve a suit claiming the pharmaceutical giant failed to effectively control and monitor air pollutant emissions at an Indiana manufacturing plant.

The company and the government signed a stipulation and settlement order filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, under which Eli Lilly agreed it would shell out the sum in 30 days or pay $1,000 daily if it neglected to do so.

The stipulation,...
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