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700,000-Ton Cleanup Settlement Reached in Jersey City Toxic Chromium Case

Date of Release: 
Apr 7 2011

PPG Industries has agreed to clean-up of one of the largest remaining sites contaminated with cancer-causing hexavalent chromium in New Jersey. The cleanup is estimated to cost PPG up to $600 million and remove an estimated 700,000 tons of chromium waste from a Jersey City neighborhood.

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