Halliburton Announces Asbestos Settlement The Halliburton Co. announces a tentative agreement to settle existing and future asbestos claims. The company once headed by Vice President Dick Cheney would establish a $4 billion fund to settle about 300,000 cases. NPR's Jack Speer reports.

Halliburton Announces Asbestos Settlement

Halliburton Announces Asbestos Settlement

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The Halliburton Co. announces a tentative agreement to settle existing and future asbestos claims. The company once headed by Vice President Dick Cheney would establish a $4 billion fund to settle about 300,000 cases. NPR's Jack Speer reports.