Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Resurrection/Newmont USA, Ltd.
Penalty: 
$10,500,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
July 1, 2008
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Resurrection/Newmont USA agreed to pay $10.5 million in settlement of alleged natural resource damages in California Gulch, where mining contaminated the environment with zinc, lead, cadmium and arsenic. Joint venture partner ASARCO agreed to pay $10 million over the same allegations.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Colorado Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Colorado
Facility City: 
California Gulch
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Parent company note: 
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