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United States v. NCR Corp.

In relation to the Allied Paper, Inc./Portage Creek/Kalamazoo River Superfund site in Michigan, a settling CERCLA defendant must perform an estimated $135.7 million in cleanup work on the Kalamazoo River and the adjacent banks and floodplains, pay $76.5 million to EPA and $6 million to Michigan for past and future response costs, and pay $27 million to the Kalamazoo River Natural Resources Trustee Council for natural resources damages and assessment costs.

United States v. Kern Oil & Refining Co.

A settling CAA and EPCRA defendant that failed to meet monitoring and reporting requirements for new source performance standards under the CAA and failed to meet hazardous substance reporting requirements under EPCRA must pay a civil penalty of $500,000 to be divided evenly between the United States and San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District, comply with all monitoring and reporting requirements and other injunctive relief, and perform two supplemental environmental projects to purchase and operate an infrared gas-imaging camera and purchase emergency responder equipment