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Mining companies agree to pay $3 million for Lava Cap Mine cleanup/U.S. District Court approves final settlement

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California approved a $3 million settlement today between the U.S. Department of Justice, on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the California Department of Toxic Substances Control… more »

More Than $22 Million Sought for Northern California Mine Site Cleanup / U.S. EPA, DTSC move to recover cleanup costs at Lava Cap Mine Superfund Site

The U.S. Department of Justice, on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the California Department of Toxic Substances Control, filed a complaint today seeking more than $22 million to recover past cleanup costs at the Lava Cap Mine Sup… more »

Files Show Governor Intervened With Court

When Gov. Joe Manchin III of West Virginia filed a friend-of-the-court brief in June arguing that the State Supreme Court should review a $382 million judgment against the DuPont Company, he said he was not taking sides, but acting in the interest of due… more »

Evaluation of methods for sorting CCA-treated wood

Abstract: Construction and demolition (C&D) wood frequently contains treated wood including wood treated with chromated copper arsenate (CCA). Many recycling options for such wood require that the product be essentially free of preservative chemicals… more »