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Judge Rules Against DuPont in Smelter Case
12:35 PM MST | March 3, 2008 | Michelle Bryner
A West Virginia circuit court judge has upheld a jury decision ordering DuPont to pay $196 million in punitive damages for illegally disposing of hazardous waste at DuPont’s former zinc-smelting plant at Spelter, WV. The ruling brings DuPont’s total payment in the case to nearly $400 million when combined with previous verdicts handed down through a multi-phase trial (CW, Oct. 31, 2007, p. 9). The $400 million includes future estimated costs of a 40-year medical monitoring program previously ordered by the jury. Harrison County (WV) Circuit Court...
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