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Court seems ready to curb claims over Montana Superfund site; Court seems ready to curb claims over Montana Superfund site

Dec 03, 2019 - The Canadian Press

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court seemed inclined Tuesday to rule that Montana homeowners who are seeking additional cleanup of arsenic left over from years of copper smelting need the permission of the Environmental Protection Agency.

That outcome would be a loss for the homeowners and a win for Atlantic Richfield Co. The BP-owned company is the owner of the shuttered Anaconda smelter that is at the centre of a 300-square-mile Superfund site. The company says it has spent $470 million to cle...