EPA Settlement Reached with Honeywell International, International Paper for Cleanup of Contaminated Soils, Sediments
ATLANTA, GA (STL.News) – Thursday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice announced a settlement with Honeywell International Inc. and International Paper Co. for cleanup of contaminated soils and sediments at the LCP-Holtrachem plant in Riegelwood, Columbus County, North Carolina.
“The environmental benefits that will result from today’s settlement are a win for the communities near this Superfund site,” said EPA Acting Regional Administrator Mary S. Walker. “This agreement demonstrates EPA’s commitment to hold companies responsible for contamination they caused.”
The United States brought its action under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), also known as the Superfund Law, and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).