Newmont Mining settles Indonesia civil lawsuit for $30 million David Shucosky at 12:35 PM ET
[JURIST] Newmont Mining Corporation [corporate website; JURIST news archive] agreed on Thursday to settle a civil suit brought by Indonesia for $30 million, ending one of two significant legal battles between the two parties. The settlement comes after Indonesia decided it would not appeal the ruling that dismissed [JURIST report] the $133 million suit [JURIST report] brought against Newmont alleging that the company polluted the area near its operation.
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