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                 U.S. EPA REGION 5 NEWS RELEASE
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CONTACT: Karen Thompson, (312) 353-8547

Johnson Controls Agrees to Clean up Hazardous Waste; EPA Sets Deadlines

For Immediate Release
No.03-OPA012

CHICAGO (Jan. 28, 2003) -- Johnson Controls Inc. has agreed to investigate
and clean up pollution at the former Stanley Tool Works manufacturing
facility in Fowlerville, Mich.  The agreement with U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency Region 5 is part of an "administrative order on
consent."

Johnson Controls must report to EPA by Feb. 15, 2003, the nature and
extent of soil and ground water contamination and final remedies for
cleaning up  hazardous waste at the site. It also must stabilize migration
of contaminated ground water into the Red Cedar River and control human
exposures during 2003.  Hazardous wastes at issue include trichlorethylene
(TCE) and PCBs.

EPA issued the order under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act that
regulates hazardous waste from production to final disposal.

About EPA
Founded in 1970, EPA is responsible for protecting the environment and
human health. The Agency enforces air, water, and land laws and ensures
that designated health standards are met. EPA Region 5 includes six Great
Lakes states: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.

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