Idaho Tribe Sues Mining Company Over Pollution

Idaho Tribe Sues Mining Company Over Pollution

Source: https://www.insurancejournal.com, August 12, 2019

The Nez Perce Tribe has filed a lawsuit to force a Canadian company to clean up an idle central Idaho mining area – which the company says it plans to do if it gets approval from U.S. officials to restart mining at the site.

The tribe contends in the federal lawsuit filed last week that British Columbia-based Midas Gold is illegally allowing arsenic, cyanide and mercury to remain in the area where the tribe has had hunting and fishing rights since an 1855 treaty with the U.S. Read more.

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