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Judge upholds chemical cleanup plan for Fox River

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Efforts to dredge toxic industrial chemicals from the Fox River should continue, a federal judge has ruled. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and state Department of Natural Resources filed a federal lawsuit against NCR Corp. and 11 others in 2010, after the companies said they were dredging the river under protest and that they had not agreed ...

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Judge halts some cleanup of polluted Fox River (UPDATE)

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The third year of dredging at the polluted Fox River could end as early as next week after a federal judge raised questions about who’s liable for the cleanup. Paper company Appleton and NCR Corp. have paid for more than two years of cleanup and agreed to pay for the first three. Questions of who ...

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Golf course will pay $50,000 to settle DNR complaint

A golf course in Big Bend will pay the state $50,000 to settle a claim with the state Department of Natural Resources, which alleged the course violated environmental rules while creating artificial ponds, dredging and grading at the course. The DNR and Edgewood Golf Course Inc. — which consists of two courses, The Oaks and The Pines — agreed the ...

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Judge: NCR must pay $700M for Wis. river cleanup

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A federal judge in Wisconsin has ruled NCR Corp. and Appleton Papers Inc. must pay an estimated $700 million to help clean a contaminated river. The judge this week ruled Atlanta-based NCR and the Appleton-based paper company are responsible for cleaning up the Green Bay-area Fox River. The waterway is contaminated with toxic PCBs. NCR used the ...

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