Mining Co. Says Toxic Discharges Never Made It To River

Law360, New York (May 24, 2012, 11:58 AM EDT) -- Flambeau Mining Co. on Wednesday asked a Wisconsin federal judge to toss out environmental groups' case against it, saying the conservationists have failed to prove that potentially toxic discharge from a Flambeau-operated mine reached waterways in violation of the Clean Water Act.

The Ladysmith, Wis.-based company also renewed a motion for summary judgment in the case, which U.S. District Judge Barbara B. Crabb last month sent to trial to sort out whether copper, iron, zinc and other hazardous contaminants found their way to a nearby creek,...
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