Mining Cos. Settle CERCLA Suit Over Mo. Site

Law360, New York (November 11, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Blue Tee Corp., Gold Fields Mining LLC and The Doe Run Resources Corp. have agreed to fund cleanup costs at a Superfund site in Jasper County, Mo., contaminated with heavy metals from generations of mining.

In documents filed Monday in federal court, the companies agreed to pay the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency all future response costs and waive all claims against the U.S., such as disputes arising from construction delays. The actual cleanup cost was not detailed in the settlement.

Doe Run agreed to establish a...
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