EPA Terminates Mich. Superfund Talks With Dow

Law360, New York (January 4, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ended its three-month-old negotiations with Dow Chemical over a plan to clean up dioxin contamination in Michigan’s Tittabawassee River on Friday, a few days before the talks' formal deadline.

The EPA pointed to Dow's alleged unwillingness to strike a fair deal as its reason for ending the negotiations, while Dow expressed surprise at the agency's abruptness.

The talks concern an area on Tittabawasee River that begins upstream of Dow's Midland, Mich. plant and may extend downstream to the Saginaw River, its...
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