GE, Ford, 40 Others Strike $5M Superfund Deal With EPA

Law360, New York (January 25, 2012, 3:43 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday sought court approval of a more than $5 million settlement with DuPont Co., General Electric Co., Ford Motor Co. and 39 other companies over environmental cleanup costs at a New Jersey Superfund site.

The EPA asked a New Jersey federal court to approve its consent decree, while simultaneously filing a complaint seeking a declaration that the defendants must carry out certain response activities and cover all of the regulator's past and future response costs, including enforcement costs and interest,...
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