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Atlantic Richfield Will Spend $8M to Remedy Leviathan Mine

Atlantic Richfield Will Spend $8M to Remedy Leviathan Mine

SAN FRANCISCO, California, January 22, 2009 (ENS) – Acid mine drainage from the Leviathan Mine Superfund Site near the California-Nevada border will be treated during the warm months to prevent contaminants from polluting downstream waters under a settlement reached Wednesday between the federal government and the Atlantic Richfield Company. For decades, the inactive sulfur mine,…

ARCO Pays $2.7 Million to Contain Waste at Old Copper Mine

ARCO Pays $2.7 Million to Contain Waste at Old Copper Mine

SAN FRANCISCO, California, June 29, 2008 (ENS) – The Atlantic Richfield Company, ARCO, has been ordered to reimburse the federal government $2.77 million for work already performed to clean up abandoned wastes from the Anaconda copper mine that are contaminating air and water in central Nevada. The order issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency…

Atlantic Richfield Pays $187 Million to Clean Montana River

Atlantic Richfield Pays $187 Million to Clean Montana River

BUTTE, Montana, February 7, 2008 (ENS) – Decades of mining activity in Butte and Anaconda has contaminated the sediment, banks and floodplain of the Clark Fork River with heavy metals that harm plant and animal life in the river and along its shores. Today, the Atlantic Richfield Company, ARCO, agreed to pay $187 million that…