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Superfund Cleanup

San Antonio, TX: (Dec-19-07) The US Justice Department and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) brought charges against the global supplier of chemicals, W.R. Grace & Co., over cleanup costs associated with 32 Superfund sites nationwide. Sources state that the company, with its corporate headquarters in Columbia, MD, has employees and operations in nearly 40 countries. The company and its various subsidiaries manufacture construction chemicals, building materials and chemical additives.

As part of a settlement reached, W.R. Grace & Co. agreed to pay a $34 million bankruptcy settlement toward cleanup costs at 32 Superfund sites nationwide, resolving the claim. The settlement involves a bankruptcy claim sought by the Environmental Protection Agency to recover money for Superfund site cleanup. One of the Superfund sites covered in this settlement is the R&H Oil/Tropicana Site in San Antonio. [SAN ANTONIA BUSINESS JOURNAL: SUPERFUND CLEANUP]

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Published on Dec-22-07


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