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Anadarko Petroleum settles U.S.-wide clean-up case for $5.15 billion

U.S. Deputy Attorney General James Cole (L) points to map of cleanup sites during an announcement of a settlement with Anadarko Petroleum Corp at the Justice Department in Washington April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. Deputy Attorney General James Cole (L) points to map of cleanup sites during an announcement of a settlement with Anadarko Petroleum Corp at the Justice Department in Washington April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. Deputy Attorney General James Cole (L) points to map of cleanup sites during an announcement of a settlement with Anadarko Petroleum Corp at the Justice Department in Washington April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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U.S. Deputy Attorney General James Cole (R) calls on a reporter as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara (L) looks on after announcing a settlement with Anadarko Petroleum Corp at the Justice Department in Washington April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. Deputy Attorney General James Cole (R) calls on a reporter as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara (L) looks on after announcing a settlement with Anadarko Petroleum Corp at the Justice Department in Washington April...more

U.S. Deputy Attorney General James Cole (R) calls on a reporter as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara (L) looks on after announcing a settlement with Anadarko Petroleum Corp at the Justice Department in Washington April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara speaks during an announcement of a settlement with Anadarko Petroleum Corp at the Justice Department in Washington April 3, 2014. Anadarko Petroleum Corp and its Kerr-McGee unit will pay $5.15 billion (3.10 billion pounds) to resolve environmental cleanup claims stemming from the 2009 bankruptcy of paint materials maker Tronox, the biggest environmental bankruptcy settlement on record. At rear is U.S. Deputy Attorney General James Cole. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara speaks during an announcement of a settlement with Anadarko Petroleum Corp at the Justice Department in Washington April 3, 2014. Anadarko Petroleum Corp and its Kerr-McGee unit will...more

U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara speaks during an announcement of a settlement with Anadarko Petroleum Corp at the Justice Department in Washington April 3, 2014. Anadarko Petroleum Corp and its Kerr-McGee unit will pay $5.15 billion (3.10 billion pounds) to resolve environmental cleanup claims stemming from the 2009 bankruptcy of paint materials maker Tronox, the biggest environmental bankruptcy settlement on record. At rear is U.S. Deputy Attorney General James Cole. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Tom Casey, the CEO of titanium dioxide producer Tronox speaks during an interview in New York, September 4, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Tom Casey, the CEO of titanium dioxide producer Tronox speaks during an interview in New York, September 4, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Tom Casey, the CEO of titanium dioxide producer Tronox speaks during an interview in New York, September 4, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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