DuPont Settles Del. River Pollution Claims With EPA

Law360, New York (November 10, 2011, 6:18 PM EST) -- DuPont Co. agreed Thursday to pay $500,000 to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Delaware's environmental agency for allegedly discharging hydrogen chloride and other pollutants into the Delaware River from 2005 to 2011.

DuPont, the EPA, the U.S. Department of Justice and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control reached a consent decree related to alleged federal and state Clean Water Act violations at DuPont's Edge Moor plant in northern New Castle County, violations of the plant's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit, and...
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