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Manhattan U.S. Attorney And EPA Announce Settlement Of Superfund Claims Against Getty Relating To Newtown Creek Superfund Site In Brooklyn And Queens.
From the United States Attorney’s office press release “The settlement resolves Getty’s liabilities at Newtown Creek, a Superfund Site in Brooklyn and Queens, New York, and one of the nation’s most polluted waterways. Pursuant to the settlement agreement, which addresses Getty’s liability under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (also known as the Superfund law) and the federal Oil Pollution Act, Getty agrees that the United States will receive an allowed $16 million claim in the bankruptcy process.”
Check out the entire press release from the United States Attorney’s office here.