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...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

United States et al v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.


Case Number

2:13-cv-00027

Court

Missouri Eastern

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

Judge

Henry E. Autrey

Date Filed

March 14, 2013

Government Agencies

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.