Sherwin-Williams To Pay $1.35M In Superfund Settlement

Law360, New York (August 28, 2013, 7:38 PM EDT) -- The Sherwin-Williams Co. agreed on Wednesday to shell out $1.35 million in environmental cleanup costs to resolve federal allegations that the company released hazardous substances during zinc processing activities in the 1980s at an Illinois Superfund site.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency lodged the proposed consent decree in federal court along with the complaint against Sherwin-Williams, which accuses the company of contributing to pollution at the Eagle Zinc Superfund Site during the four years it manufactured zinc there.

Zinc processing at the site from Sherwin-Williams and...
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United States of America v. The Sherwin-Williams Company


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3:13-cv-03304

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Illinois Central

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

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Richard Mills

Date Filed

August 28, 2013

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