Sunoco Owes $1.3 Million in Ohio Paint Waste Cleanup, Court Says

April 6, 2021, 7:40 PM

Sunoco Inc. will pay $1.3 million to address its predecessor’s contamination at a former paint manufacturing site in Ohio despite the company’s last-minute doubts about the bill, a federal district court decided.

The settlement resolves the federal government’s claims against Sunoco and Carboline Co. for unreimbursed cleanup costs at the Lammers Barrel Superfund site in Beavercreek, Ohio. The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio finalized the consent decree in a Monday decision.

Sunoco, which merged with Carboline in 1980, asked the court to consider reducing the $1.3 million settlement payment, but the court found the negotiation process ...

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