Mining Co. Fires Back In $7M Superfund Suit

Law360, New York (August 11, 2011, 7:59 PM EDT) -- Federal Resources Corp. shot back Wednesday at the U.S. government’s suit seeking contribution for the nearly $7 million environmental cleanup of three Idaho mines, claiming the government and third party Chester Mining Co. are instead liable for the costs.

In an answer to the U.S.' suit seeking contribution under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, Federal Resources alleges that it should not have to reimburse the government for the cleanup of hazardous substances because the U.S. is the owner of all or portions of...
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