Hammond Settles Lead, Benzene Pollution Suit For $1.4M
The U.S. lodged a proposed consent decree in Indiana federal court settling its reimbursement demands under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act for removal actions at the vacant plot of land, which a Hammond-affiliated company purchased in 1982 but never developed. The complaint in the case was also filed Wednesday.
Hammond is not admitting...
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