Company ordered to pay Idaho tribes for toxic waste storage


October 2, 2017

An agribusiness company that turned phosphate into fertilizer must pay $1.5 million in permit fees annually to eastern Idaho tribes to store millions of tons of toxic waste on tribal lands, a federal court has ruled.

Chief U.S. District Court Judge B. Lynn Winmill in a 33-page order on Sept. 28 granted a request by the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes to enforce a tribal court decision imposing the permit fees on FMC Corp.


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