settlement

Toxic Waste Violations Lead to $5.15 Billion Settlement - Largest in U.S. History

Date of Release: 
Apr 8 2014

The Kerr-McGee Corporation and certain of its affiliates and its parent company Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, has agreed to pay an eye watering $5.15 billion for environmental contamination by a variety of hazardous wastes and a number of sites it formerly operated.

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) explained that the United States has now entered into a settlement agreement with Anadarko Petroleum, in a fraudulent conveyance case brought by the United States and co-plaintiff Anadarko Litigation Trust in the bankruptcy of Tronox Inc. and its subsidiaries.

«

Thailand's PCD gets Bt11m to clean up Klity

Date of Release: 
Aug 28 2013

The Cabinet has earmarked Bt11.85 million from the annual budget to help the Pollution Control Department efforts in rehabilitating the lead-contaminated Klity Creek in Kanchanaburi's Thong Pha Phum district, deputy government spokesman Chalitrat Chantharubeksa said yesterday.

«

Indian group offers new plan for Bhopal gas disaster

Date of Release: 
Aug 7 2013
The international fight for justice by survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster in India has been a rollercoaster ride of delay, disappointment and few victories for families of the tens of thousands of people who died in one of the world's worst industrial disasters.
 
However, three recent major legal and environmental developments suggest that the fight following the catastrophe is far from over.
 
«

700,000-Ton Cleanup Settlement Reached in Jersey City Toxic Chromium Case

Date of Release: 
Apr 7 2011

PPG Industries has agreed to clean-up of one of the largest remaining sites contaminated with cancer-causing hexavalent chromium in New Jersey. The cleanup is estimated to cost PPG up to $600 million and remove an estimated 700,000 tons of chromium waste from a Jersey City neighborhood.

«
Syndicate content