Federal judge approves cleanup settlement of Fox River in Wisconsin; falls on NCR, Glatfelter, GP

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Federal judge approves cleanup settlement of Fox River in Wisconsin; falls on NCR, Glatfelter, GP

March 19, 2019 - 18:41
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GREEN BAY, WI, March 19, 2019 (Local News) -The future costs related to the decades-long contamination of the Fox River is getting more clear.

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul announced a federal judge has approved a settlement to ensure all future costs related to the contamination will be paid by the corporate companies responsible for the contamination.  

From the mid-1950s until 1971, river sediments were contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB's) that were discharged by paper companies that made and recycled "carbonless" copy paper containing PCB's. 

WFRV - Federal Judge Approves Settlement for Continued Clean Up of PCB's from Fox River

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