Steel Co. To Pay $3M For Mine Superfund Cleanup

Law360, New York (October 20, 2011, 2:50 PM EDT) -- Steel processing company Blue Tee Corp. agreed Wednesday in Missouri to pay the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency more than $3 million for the cleanup of the site of a former mine contaminated with lead and other toxic chemicals.

In a consent decree lodged alongside a complaint in federal court, Blue Tee agreed to cover past and future costs of remediation at the Newton County Mine Tailings Superfund Site in southwestern Missouri.

The 160-square-mile site was home to mining and milling operations by Blue Tee’s predecessor, American...
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Case Information

Case Title

United States of America et al v. Blue Tee Corp.

Case Number



Missouri Western

Nature of Suit

893(Environmental Matters)


Magistrate Judge Sarah W. Hays

Date Filed

October 18, 2011

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