November 12, 2019 / 1:01 AM / a month ago

Dow Chemical agrees to $77 million settlement in pollution lawsuit

Dow Chemical Co has reached a $77 million deal with the federal government, the state of Michigan and a Native American tribe to fund environmental restoration projects to resolve a lawsuit accusing it of releasing hazardous substances for decades from a Michigan facility.

A consent decree filed on Friday in federal court in Detroit identifies a number of specific natural resource restoration projects that Dow will fund consistent with a natural resource restoration plan developed by representatives of state and federal agencies, as well as the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe.

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