Doe Run To Pay $65M To Settle EPA Claims In Mo.

Law360, New York (October 11, 2010, 12:18 PM EDT) -- Doe Run Corp., the largest lead producer in North America, has agreed to shell out some $65 million to settle dozens of claims brought by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that the company violated a host of environmental laws at 10 of its mining, milling and smelting plants in Missouri.

Doe Run will spend as much as $33 million to clean up lead pollution in southeastern Missouri, on top of $7 million in civil penalties to correct alleged violations of the Clean Air Act, Clean Water...
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