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Exhibit AUNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
The Court having received the motion of The BOC Group, Inc., a successor in interest to defendant Air Reduction Company, Inc. and defendant Pure Carbonic, Inc.; and Praxair, Inc., a successor in interest to defendant Liquid Carbonic Corporation, for termination of the Final Judgment entered in this case on March 7, 1952, as amended ("1952 Final Judgment"); the United States having represented to the Court that it has no objection to the motion; notice of intention to seek termination of the 1952 Final Judgment having been published in Chemical Week on March 1, 2006 and March 8, 2006, Food Engineering on March 10, 2006, and Beverage World on March 15, 2006; all interested parties having been given an opportunity to submit comments concerning the proposed termination of the 1952 Final Judgment; the Court having considered all papers and comments filed in connection with this motion; and the Court finding that it is in the public interest to terminate the 1952 Final Judgment, it is
ORDERED, ADJUDGED, AND DECREED:
That said 1952 Final Judgment is hereby terminated.
Dated: June 14, 2007