Siemens Settles With EPA Over Oil Pollution

Law360, New York (June 12, 2012, 7:09 PM EDT) -- A U.S. subsidiary of global engineering giant Siemens AG and a pair of environmental services companies reached a consent decree with the government in a suit over oil discharge, agreeing to pay $300,000 in fines and clean up pollution caused by a spill at a Delaware facility.

In a complaint filed concurrently with the settlement, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Siemens and International Petroleum Corp. of Delaware and FCC Environmental LLC bore responsibility for spilling 8,000 gallons of oil into the environment during an intratank...
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