FirstEnergy Agrees To Settle $9M Arsenic Poisoning Suit

Law360, New York (April 27, 2012, 7:40 PM EDT) -- A FirstEnergy Corp. affiliate on Friday agreed in principle to a settlement with the Sierra Club and two state environmental organizations in a $9.4 million suit over alleged arsenic poisoning at a West Virginia power plant.

The green groups' attorney J. Michael Becher declined to comment on the details of the settlement, saying the parties are still ironing out the final language. In light of the agreement, the two sides lodged a joint motion to suspend the scheduling order in the case in West Virginia federal...
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