Mining Cos., Tribe Bury Hatchet Over Idaho Cleanup

Law360, New York (November 9, 2011, 6:19 PM EST) -- Seven metals mining companies struck a deal Tuesday to pay the U.S. and the Coeur d'Alene Indian tribe a total of $208,500 to end a suit that originally sought $4 million for cleanup costs and natural resource damage in the Coeur d'Alene River Basin in Idaho.

The tribe and the federal government — co-trustees for natural resources in the area — asked an Idaho federal court to enter a consent decree resolving a suit they filed in September against Alice Consolidated Mines Inc., Hypotheek Mining and Milling Co., Callahan Consolidated Mines...
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Case Information

Case Title

United States of America et al v. Alice Consolidated Mines, Inc. et al

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


Edward J. Lodge

Date Filed

September 22, 2011

Government Agencies

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