EPA Targets Mich. Refiners In $4M Cleanup Suit

Law360, New York (May 11, 2011, 6:05 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking more than $3.8 million in response costs from ChemServe Corp. and Dearborn Refining Co. over hazardous substances spilled or abandoned at chemical and waste oil sites in Michigan.

The EPA is also seeking punitive damages and civil penalties from the companies and their majority stakeholder Aram Moloian over an alleged failure to comply with unilateral administration orders and additional civil penalties for their failure to comply with information requests.

The Superfund sites at issue are located...
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