Callahan Can't Dodge Mine Cleanup Dispute

Law360, New York (November 29, 2012, 3:26 PM EST) -- A federal judge on Tuesday shot down Callahan Mining Corp.’s request to dismiss a lawsuit by Asarco LLC alleging Callahan owes it money for the cleanup of a Washington state mine, saying Asarco has made adequate pleadings thus far.

U.S. District Judge Lonny R. Suko rejected Callahan's argument that Asarco had not sufficiently showed that Callahan owed it a contribution to a $3.5 million cleanup Asarco paid under a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act settlement with the state of Washington at the Van Stone...
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Case Title

Asarco LLC v. Hecla Mining Company et al


Case Number

2:12-cv-00381

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Washington Eastern

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

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Lonny R. Suko

Date Filed

June 5, 2012

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