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Atlantic Richfield Will Spend $8M to Remedy Leviathan Mine

Article: 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,…

Canada's Hidden Toxic Mining Data Sought in Court

Article: Canada's Hidden Toxic Mining Data Sought in Court

TORONTO, Ontario, Canada, January 19, 2009 (ENS) – Canada’s Federal Court heard a lawsuit today brought against the Minister of the Environment for failing to ensure that Canada’s mining industry publicly reports the toxics in the two millions of tons of mine tailings it generates each day. The lawsuit was filed in late 2007 by…