Benson Metal, Simsmetal settle pollution complaint

Dec 05, 2012 | 03:12 PM | Lisa Gordon

Tags  scrap metal, Simsmetal, Sims Metal Management, Benson Metal, water pollution, Gowanus Canal, Lisa Gordon

PITTSBURGH — A water pollution complaint against Benson Metal Corp. of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Simsmetal East LLC over scrap metal that fell into a local waterway has been settled.

Benson has agreed to pay $85,000, which includes a $50,000 civil penalty, $27,000 for natural resource damage and $8,000 in costs, and has taken steps to prevent it from happening in the future, the New York Attorney General’s Office said. ....

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