Steel Co. To Pay $3M For Mine Superfund Cleanup

Law360, New York (October 20, 2011, 2:50 PM EDT) -- Steel processing company Blue Tee Corp. agreed Wednesday in Missouri to pay the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency more than $3 million for the cleanup of the site of a former mine contaminated with lead and other toxic chemicals.

In a consent decree lodged alongside a complaint in federal court, Blue Tee agreed to cover past and future costs of remediation at the Newton County Mine Tailings Superfund Site in southwestern Missouri.

The 160-square-mile site was home to mining and milling operations by Blue Tee’s predecessor, American...
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