Sherwin-Williams, ConAgra to Pay $409 Million in Lead Paint Case (Corrected)

Sept. 6, 2018, 1:47 PMUpdated: Sept. 7, 2018, 10:59 PM

Seven counties and three cities in California could get $409 million to inspect and remove lead paint from more than 1 million homes.

A California court ordered ConAgra Grocery Products Co. LLC, NL Industries Inc., and The Sherwin-Williams Co. to pay the money to support lead-abatement efforts in Alameda, Los Angeles, Monterey, San Francisico, San Mateo, Solano, and Ventura counties, as well as in Oakland, San Diego, and San Francisco.

It is the largest and only successful lead-paint public nuisance case argued thus far in the U.S. A similar case in ...

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