EPA Settles Idaho Superfund Cleanup Suit For $12M

Law360, New York (November 10, 2009, 4:45 PM EST) -- The city of St. Maries, Idaho, and Carney Products Co. Ltd. have reached a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Coeur d'Alene Tribe to clean up a Superfund site in St. Maries, at a cost estimated at more than $12 million, EPA has announced.

The defendants filed a consent decree with the EPA and tribe in the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho on Monday, the same day the complaint was filed.

The site, a former wooden utility pole treatment plant,...
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