November 19, 2019 / 1:25 PM / 21 days ago

FMC must pay tribes more than $25 million for hazardous waste storage: 9th Circuit

Chemical company FMC Corp must pay more than $25 million to the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes in accrued annual fees for storing hazardous waste on reservation land in Idaho, a federal appeals court said on Friday.

A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a district court ruling enforcing a tribal court judgment finding FMC liable for the fees, rejecting FMC’s arguments that it was not subject to the tribal court’s jurisdiction.

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