Federal judge fines Titan nearly $11 million
“The government accuses Titan and Dico of failing to clean up polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and other contaminants at the former Dico site in Des Moines, a charge Titan International says is false.
According to the order, Titan Tire on behalf of Dico entered into three contracts in May 2007 to sell three buildings to Southern Iowa Mechanical L.L.C. (SIM).
The buildings were on a Superfund site owned by Dico and identified as contaminated by the EPA in 1994, according to court documents. PCBs were the main toxic substances at the site.”….Read More