Another Insurer Settles In Newmont Superfund Fight

Law360, New York (April 11, 2011, 5:54 PM EDT) -- Mining giant Newmont USA Ltd. on Friday settled claims against Fireman's Fund Insurance Co. in a coverage dispute over the cleanup of hazardous substances from a former uranium mine in Washington state.

Newmont, its subsidiary Dawn Mining Co. LLC and Fireman's Fund filed a motion in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington — a couple of weeks after the parties told the court they had reached a settlement in principle — stipulating that all claims between them had been resolved and should...
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