Cooper Industries To Pay $340K In EPA Cleanup Suit

Law360, New York (May 23, 2013, 7:24 PM EDT) -- Cooper Industries LLC has agreed to cough up $340,000 in a deal with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to cover future cleanup costs at a Superfund site in West Virginia that was used to rebuild motors and transformers used in coal mining, according to Thursday court filings.  

The federal government lodged an environmental complaint against Cooper Industries invoking the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act, as well as a proposed consent decree aimed at resolving the matter, in federal court.

There was a “disposal” of...
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