LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Justice and the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) have reached a $56.6 million settlement with Montrose Chemical Corporation of California, Bayer CropScience, Inc., TFCF America, Inc., Stauffer Management Company LLC, and JCI Jones Chemicals, Inc. for further cleanup work of contaminated groundwater at the Dual Site Groundwater Operable Unit of the Montrose Chemical Corp. and Del Amo Superfund Sites (also known as the Dual Site) in Los Angeles County, California.

This work will include operating and maintaining the primary groundwater treatment system for the remedy selected in the 1999 Dual Site cleanup plan. The settlement also includes payment to EPA of $4 million in past costs, another payment of costs incurred by DTSC, and payment of EPA’s and DTSC’s future oversight costs

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