ConAgra, P&G, Others Eye Ind. Superfund Settlement

Law360, New York (May 24, 2012, 6:59 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday sketched out a proposed settlement with ConAgra Foods Inc., Procter & Gamble Co. and 19 other companies to help cover cleanup expenses triggered by hazardous waste discharged into the Wabash River at an Indiana Superfund site.

The 21 companies are each purportedly connected to Wabash Environmental Technologies LLC, a now-defunct industrial waste treatment and used-oil processing company shuttered after regulators uncovered "serious environmental violations," according to the EPA. Each of the companies would pay a share of $710,053.43 under...
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