MINING NEWS: Parties settle Red Dog discharge lawsuit
Lawyers hammer out agreement on water-quality complaint voiced by half-dozen Kivalina residents against zinc-lead mine operator
A federal judge has canceled a trial scheduled for May 19 concerning a lawsuit filed in 2004 by six Kivalina residents asking for more than $20 million in damages from Teck Cominco Alaska Inc. for alleged violations of the U.S. Clean Water Act at the Red Dog Mine in Northwest Alaska.
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