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$5.15 billion Settlement Over Mining Cleanup

Over several decades, uranium ore was mined in the mountains of northeastern Arizona, providing the local Navajos with much-needed employment but leaving death and disease on the reservation. 200 more words

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Anadarko Petroleum settles pollution clean-up case for $5.15bn

The US initially sought $25bn to clean up decades of contamination at dozens of sites. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

The federal government on Thursday reached a $5.15bn settlement with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, the largest ever for environmental contamination, to settle claims related to the cleanup of thousands of sites tainted with hazardous chemicals for decades. 385 more words

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Largest Environmental Bankruptcy Settlement Ever Announced by Anadarko Petroleum

Global energy company Anadarko Petroleum Corp will pay $5.15 billion to those who claim that pollution from the company’s uranium deposits, wood creosote and rocket fuel processing caused cancer and other health problems. 122 more words

Nevada Gets $1 Billion Of Pollution Settlement

(LAS VEGAS, KXNT)–The state of Nevada will get a billion dollars from Anadarko Petroleum as part of the massive water pollution settlement. The national settlement is for $5 billion. 293 more words

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Colorado Becomes First State To Restrict Methane Emissions

Colorado health and environment officials on Sunday approved new rules to limit air pollution from oil and gas drilling in the state, including what regulators said is the nation’s first-ever plan to detect and reduce methane emissions. 193 more words

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