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Honeywell to Pay Georgia $4M for Pollution in Coastal Marsh

A company has agreed to pay the state of Georgia $4 million for environmental cleanup of a former chemical plant.

The Brunswick News reported that Honeywell International had filed the settlement with the state Department of Natural Resources in federal court in Atlanta.

The money will cover cleanup costs related to the former LCP Chemicals plant, as well as pay the state for lost fishing opportunities from chemicals polluting nearby marsh and waterways.

The site is now being cleaned up under the federal Superfund law. Honeywell and Georgia Power Co. in 2016 agreed to pay the U.S. read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com