Superfund: Billion-Dollar Battle

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Close to a billion dollars is at stake in a trial that continues this week in Montana over the nation’s largest superfund site, a copper mine. Atlantic Ritchfield Oil Company now owns the mine site previously owned by Anaconda Copper, and Montana is suing ARCO for clean-up funds. Living On Earth’s Jennifer Schmidt reports on the case that has ramifications for reauthorization of the Superfund law.

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