Viacom, CBS, TCI Pacific Sued For Zinc Cleanup

Law360, New York (April 27, 2011, 3:57 PM EDT) -- Cyprus Amax Minerals Co. sued Viacom Inc., CBS Corp. and TCI Pacific Communications Inc. in Oklahoma on Tuesday, alleging the media companies, successors to a former zinc smelting operation near Collinsville, Okla., should help pay for environmental remediation at the site.

Cyprus Amax, as successor to the owner of one of two smelting facilities near the town, is removing heavy metals from residential areas and performing remediation of pollution under the terms of a consent decree with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Oklahoma Department...
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