Intel, Raytheon Strike Superfund Cleanup Deal With EPA

Law360, New York (February 7, 2012, 5:57 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Intel Corp. and Raytheon Co. on Monday asked a California federal court to approve a new cleanup agreement requiring the companies to work on preventing contaminants from migrating from groundwater into buildings on a Superfund site.

The case centers on the Middlefield-Ellis-Whisman Superfund site in Mountain View, Calif., where the EPA says Raytheon and Intel facilities used volatile organic chemicals that contaminated nearby soil and groundwater, including trichloroethene, which is used to degrease metals and is classified as carcinogenic by the...
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