POMPTON LAKES, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – The federal government is seeking damages from DuPont for pollution at the company’s 600-acre property in northern New Jersey where it made ammunition for both world wars.
The Record reports that DuPont and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reached an agreement to determine the damage to fish, wildlife and other natural resources. The facility operated from 1902 to 1994. Pollution in nearby neighborhoods in Pompton Lakes is also being reviewed.READ MORE: NYPD: Suspect In Custody For Possible DWI After Injuring Officer At Traffic Checkpoint In Lower Manhattan