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April 22, 2016

Posted  May 9, 2016

OXY USA Inc., a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Company, agreed to spend an estimated $40 million to clean up contaminated water and sediments in the Ocoee River and one of its watersheds at the Copper Basin Mining District Superfund Site in Polk County, Tennessee.  In addition, OXY USA will reimburse EPA approximately $10.8 million toward costs incurred in its past cleanup actions at the site.  The company will also reimburse EPA and the state of Tennessee for costs incurred by those agencies in overseeing the work required by the settlement.  DOJ

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