Acid rain case settled for $4.6 billion

Apparently more and more, the government is putting a price tag on our environment. 

Acting Assistant Attorney General Ron Tenpas points to a chart during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007, regarding a $4.6 billion settlement, the largest single environmental settlement in history, to be paid by American Electric Power to reduce pollution which has eaten away at Northeast mountain ranges and national landmarks. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)AP – A big power company accused of spreading smog and acid rain across a dozen states agreed Tuesday to pay at least $4.6 billion to cut chemical emissions in what the government called the nation’s largest environmental settlement.

Acid rain case settled for $4.6 billion (AP)

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