Clean-up settlement for Chevron Questa

The Department of Justice, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the state of New Mexico have announced a settlement with Chevron Mining requiring US$143 million in clean-up work at the Chevron Questa mine superfund site near Questa, New Mexico, US

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Chevron Mining has completed a number of response projects at the site, including the clean-up of Eagle Rock Lake

As part of the settlement, the company will perform a pilot project to cover about 275 acres (111 hectares) of the tailing facility, where mine waste or ‘tailings’ are stored, operate a water