Texas Instruments To Pay $15M Over Radioactive Pollution

Law360, New York (November 21, 2012, 2:23 PM EST) -- Texas Instruments Inc. will pay the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers $15 million for its role in polluting a Massachusetts Superfund site with radioactive waste, according to a consent decree filed in federal court on Wednesday.

The electronics company, as corporate successor to Metals and Controls Inc. subsidiary M&C Nuclear Inc., is responsible for the costs, according to the complaint that was filed with the consent decree. But Texas Instruments did not admit liability in the agreement.

M&C performed work under various contracts with the federal...
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