Ex-Congressman, Mine Owner Want Out Of Superfund Suit

Law360, New York (June 19, 2012, 4:47 PM EDT) -- Former Nevada Rep. James Bilbray and a former owner of the Minnie Moore Mine Superfund site in Idaho say they shouldn't be liable for a $7 million cleanup because their relationship with the historic silver mine and its contamination is tenuous at best.

In papers filed in federal court in Idaho on Monday, Bilbray, a Democrat, said he has no connection with the mine, and in fact only saw it once in his life, as he was driving by on his way to Sun Valley, Idaho,...
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Case Information

Case Title

United States of America v. Federal Resources Corporation

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


Richard C. Tallman

Date Filed

March 28, 2011

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