A National Park Service report showed that the ban on the sale of disposable water bottles at U.S. national parks had positive results.
Proposed settlement would require Shell to continue to monitor groundwater
Shell Oil Co. will pay $2.1 million to remediate contamination caused by leaking underground storage tanks at a former gasoline station in Washington, D.C., the Justice Department said Jan. 28.
A Federal Register notice said that tanks at the Southeast Federal Center released benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene into the soil and groundwater, Environment & Energy Daily reported.
Under a proposed settlement, Shell would continue to monitor groundwater under a plan worked out with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
There is now a 30-day comment period.