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United States v. Marathon Battery Co.

Citation: 2 ELR 20401
No. No. 70 Civ. 4110, (S.D.N.Y., 06/08/1972)

A stipulated judgment in a civil action to enforce the Refuse Act and the New York Harbor Act requires the defendants — present and prior owners of the discharging plant — to dredge the Hudson River of 20 years accumulation of the toxic metal, cadmium, which resulted from their illegal discharges. The removal process is to be completed by September 30, 1972, and the dredged material is to be treated and disposed of in a manner approved by the Environmental Protection Agency.

Counsel for Plaintiff
Whitney North Seymour, Jr. U.S. Attorney
T. Gorman Reilly Asst. U.S. Attorney
U.S. Courthouse
New York, New York

Counsel for Defendants
J. Evans Atwell
Vinson, Elkins, Searls & Smith
21st Floor, First City National Bank Building
Houston, Texas 77002

Shearman & Sterling
53 Wall Street
New York, New York 10005

Lord, Day & Lord
Cunard Building
25 Broadway
New York, New York 10004

Thomas F. Harrison Asst. Attorney General
Office of the Attorney General
Albany, New York

Carter, Lidyard & Milburn
2 Wall Street
New York, New York 10005