Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—January 13, 2015. The Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced a proposed settlement with Pechiney Plastic Packaging Inc. (Pechiney), Albéa Americas Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Citigroup Inc., and Rexam Beverage Can Company regarding the cleanup of the Pohatcong Valley Groundwater Contamination Superfund Site in Washington Borough, Washington Township, Franklin Township and Greenwich Township in Warren County, New Jersey. The Pohatcong site is contaminated with trichloroethylene (TCE) and perchloroethylene (PCE).
Under the proposed settlement, Pechiney will have primary responsibility for cleaning up contaminated soil and groundwater . . .