EPA Wants $1.55M From NL Industries For NY Superfund Site

Law360, New York (July 23, 2012, 5:07 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday proposed a $1.55 million settlement with former lead producer NL Industries Inc. for the cleanup of a Superfund site in Staten Island, N.Y.

The company, which now holds interest in a titanium dioxide producer, is potentially liable for response costs incurred or to be incurred at or in connection with the Jewett White Lead Company Superfund Site on Staten Island, the EPA said in a notice in the Federal Register.

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