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Unilever's US Business Reaches Agreement with US Attorney for Connecticut, EPA

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Unilever's (NYSE: UL) U.S. business today announced it has entered
into an agreement with the United States Attorney's Office for the
District of Connecticut (USAO) and the Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA) related to a single incident on December 5, 2008 at its former
Clinton, CT, manufacturing facility. The incident involved two
non-managerial wastewater operators who bypassed portions of the
facility's wastewater treatment system. While Unilever voluntarily
reported the bypass, Unilever did not notify the Connecticut Department
of Energy and Environmental Protection within two hours of becoming
aware of the bypass, as required by the facility's discharge permit.
Under the terms of the agreement, Unilever has agreed to plead guilty to
two counts of violating the U.S. Clean Water Act and will pay

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