Alcoa, Reynolds Agree To Pay $19M Over NY River Pollution

Law360, New York (March 27, 2013, 2:37 PM EDT) -- The U.S. on Wednesday announced a $19 million settlement with Alcoa Inc. and Reynolds Metals Co. to end a New York suit accusing the companies of dumping hazardous substances into the St. Lawrence River over the last century.

The bulk of the settlement funds will be combined with nearly $2 million obtained in a 2011 General Motors bankruptcy settlement over pollution from the company’s foundry on the river, resulting in a total of $20.3 million that will go toward restoration efforts, the government said.

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Case Information

Case Title

United States of America et al v. Alcoa Inc. et al

Case Number



New York Northern

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


Norman A. Mordue

Date Filed

March 26, 2013


Government Agencies

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