ARCO Agrees To Pay EPA $1M For Nev. Mine Cleanup

Law360, New York (April 27, 2011, 6:04 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday reached a nearly $1 million settlement with Atlantic Richfield Co. over cleanup costs at the site of a contaminated former copper mine in northern Nevada.

ARCO will pay the EPA $940,085 to reimburse the agency for costs incurred from cleaning the Anaconda Mine site, a Superfund area near Yerington, Nev.—the EPA's third settlement over cleanup costs at the site. The EPA said it has now recouped almost $6 million in settlements.

“This settlement furthers EPA's efforts to have companies...
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