MidAmerican, Alcoa Settle EPA Superfund Suits

Law360, New York (October 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- MidAmerican Energy Co. and Alcoa Inc. have agreed to fork over a total of more than $1 million for the cleanup of Superfund sites in Iowa in separate settlements with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Consent decrees signed by the two companies were filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa on Wednesday.

The settlements resolve claims by the Department of Justice on behalf of the EPA that the two were liable for mop-up costs under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and...
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