Rutgers Organics To Pay $20.2M To Cleanup, Restore Ohio Superfund Site

Mealey's (September 13, 2016, 10:35 AM EDT) -- YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Rutgers Organics Corp. on Sept. 9 agreed to pay $18.75 million to clean up contamination at the Nease Superfund site in Salem, Ohio, and spend $500,000 to restore damaged natural resources, according to a lawsuit and consent decree filed in Ohio federal court (United States of America, et al. v. Rutgers Organics Corporation, No. 16-cv-02254, N.D. Ohio).

(Complaint available. Document #08-160909-026C. Consent decree available. Document #08-160909-027X.)

According to a press release issued by the U.S. Department of Justice, Rutgers will also reimburse the...
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