Teva To Pay $2M To Resolve Toxic Discharge Suit

Law360, New York (March 14, 2013, 6:41 PM EDT) -- Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. agreed on Thursday to shell out a $2.25 million civil penalty to settle allegations that the company illegally discharged hazardous materials from its central Missouri chemical manufacturing facility in violation of several federal and state environmental laws.

In a consent decree lodged along with the complaint, Teva agreed to pay the fine in order to avoid litigation over Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act and hazardous waste management violations, with 50 percent of the funds going to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...
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