ARCO To Pay $7M For Couer D'Alene Cleanup

Law360, New York (November 22, 2010, 7:45 PM EST) -- Atlantic Richfield Co. has agreed to pay more than $6.7 million to settle a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency suit that had sought a contribution to the agency's $230 million bill for cleanup costs and natural resource damages at the Bunker Hill Mining and Metallurgical Complex Superfund site in northern Idaho.

According to a consent decree entered Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho, Atlantic Richfield will pay $5,062,500 to the EPA and $1,687,500 to the local Native American tribe serving as a...
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