United States v. Atlantic Richfield Co., No. CV89-039-BU-SEH (D. Mont. Sept. 30, 2022). Settling CERCLA defendants that released hazardous substances at the Anaconda Smelter NPL site in Deer Lodge County, Montana, must reimburse the United States for $48,000,000 in past response costs and future oversight costs that have been or will be incurred in responding to contamination at the site, pay the Forest Service $185,752 to reimburse anticipated future costs that will be spent overseeing remedial activities on Forest Service administered lands, and complete all cleanup actions required under the various records of decision, amendments thereto, and other decision documents issued by EPA for the site.
United States v. Union Electric Co. d/b/a Ameren Missouri, No. 22-cv-1038 (E.D. Mo. Sept. 28, 2022). Settling CERCLA defendants must perform response actions at the Findett/Hayford Bridge Road Groundwater Superfund Site pursuant to the June 30, 2021, Record of Decision, and pay oversight costs.
EPA authorized Maine's revisions to its hazardous waste management program under RCRA.
EPA proposed to grant final authorization to Maine for revisions to its hazardous waste management program under RCRA.
United States v. American Iron & Metal Co., No. 22-7800 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 13, 2022). A proposed consent decree requires settling CERCLA defendants to pay $437,255 in reimbursement of the United States’ past response costs regarding the Port Refinery Superfund site in the Village of Rye Brook, New York.
EPA announced a proposed administrative settlement agreement under CERCLA concerning the AB Specialty Silicones Fire site in Waukegan, Lake County, Illinois, that requires respondents to pay $266,000 for past response costs.
EPA proposed to authorize changes to Florida’s hazardous waste management program under RCRA.
EPA took direct final action on the authorization of Florida’s changes to its hazardous waste program under RCRA.
EPA proposed to designate perfluorooctanoic acid and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid, including their salts and structural isomers, as hazardous substances under CERCLA.
United States v. United Park City Mines Co., No. 2:19-cv-00200-BSJ (D. Utah Aug. 25, 2022). Under a proposed consent decree concerning releases of hazardous substances at the Richardson Flat Tailings Site near Park City, Utah, settling CERCLA defendants agree to pay or cause to be paid $6,475,000 for response costs at the Richardson Flat Tailings Site, $350,000 for natural resource damages at the Richardson Flat Tailings Site, and $250,000 for response costs at the nearby Uintah Mining District Site.