Brunswick Will Pay $3M To End Feds' Suit Over PCB Releases

Law360, New York (October 10, 2012, 12:43 PM EDT) -- Brunswick Corp. division Mercury Marine and the U.S. government reached a $3 million settlement Tuesday over environmental damage allegedly caused by hazardous chemical releases at a Superfund site where the company operated a manufacturing plant, lodging a consent decree in Wisconsin federal court.

The settlement resolves the government’s suit against the company, which sought to hold Mercury Marine liable for prior cleanup costs as well as future remediation expenses under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act related to the release of polychlorinated byphenyls, or...
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