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2 Companies Agree To Spend $100M To Clean Up Dioxin Contamination

(July 11, 2018, 1:16 PM EDT) -- PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Two Stanley Black & Decker Inc. subsidiaries on July 9 agreed to spend approximately $100 million to clean up dioxin contamination in sediment and soil at a Rhode Island Superfund site and along the Woonasquatucket River, according to a consent decree filed in Rhode Island federal court (Emhart Industries Inc. v. U.S. Department of the Air Force, et al., No. 11-cv-23, D. R.I.).

(Consent decree available.  Document #08-180713-036X.)

As part of the agreement, which was filed in the U.S. District Court for the...
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