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Moapa Band Of Indians To Receive $4.3 Million Settlement For Coal Pollution

Mealey's (August 3, 2015, 12:26 PM EDT) -- LAS VEGAS — Under a proposed settlement agreement filed July 28 in a Nevada federal court, the state’s biggest utility company will pay the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians $4.3 million and close a coal power plant causing environmental harm and health problems for tribal members (The Moapa Band of Paiute Indians, et al. v. Nevada Power Co., et al., No. 13-1417, D. Nev.).

(Joint motion to approve settlement available. Document #96-150826-021M. Proposed settlement available. Document #96-150826-022S.)

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