White House Announces Trust to Cleanup and Repurpose 89 Former GM Properties

Fact Sheet: Environmental Liabilities Settlement with GM

Establishing an environmental trust to help restore communities affected by the GM bankruptcy

The White House, WASHINGTON, DC OCT. 20, 2010 - After months of negotiation, the United States, along with 14 states and a tribal government, have reached an agreement with Old General Motors (now know as Motors Liquidation Company or MLC) to establish a trust to cleanup and repurpose 89 properties left behind in the GM bankruptcy. Under this agreement, Old GM will commit $773 million to cleaning up property sites - two thirds of which are known to be contaminated with hazardous waste - in fourteen states - click here to read the full release from whitehouse.gov.