Chemical Cos. To Pay $15M To Clean Up Calif. Superfund Sites

Law360, New York (July 11, 2012, 1:32 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday agreed to a $14.6 million settlement with four companies accused of contaminating groundwater with chemicals used to manufacture pesticides and synthetic rubber at a pair of California Superfund sites.

The settlement money, from Montrose Chemical Corp. of California, Bayer CropScience Inc., News Publishing Australia Ltd. and Stauffer Management Co. LLC, will fund a groundwater treatment system at the adjacent Montrose and Del Amo Superfund sites in Torrance, Calif.

According to the EPA, Montrose manufactured the pesticide DDT from 1947...
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USA, et al v. Montrose Chemical, et al


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2:90-cv-03122

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California Central

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

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Manuel L. Real

Date Filed

June 18, 1990

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