Better Cleanup Planned at Former Chrome Plant [USA]

Author: Mireya Navarro, New York Times, Published on: 5 April 2011

The [green] liquid [on the streets] turned out to be runoff from the site of a former chrome production plant that operated for decades in Jersey City...Residents...decided to take on the polluters...Under a federal court settlement...PPG Industries of Pittsburgh has...committed itself to removing chromium waste from a 17-acre site in a densely populated area of Jersey City where the company and its predecessors ran a chromium manufacturing complex...The new settlement calls for a more stringent cleanup than required by the state...[A] PPG spokesman, called the settlement “a positive development” that reflected a decision by the plaintiffs to focus “on remediation rather than litigation.” [also refers to Honeywell]

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Related companies: Honeywell PPG