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Power Company to Pay $4.6 Billion Settlement

American Electric Power, an Ohio-based company, has agreed to a $4.6 billion settlement of a lawsuit over pollution controls at its power plants.

The Justice Department says it's the biggest environmental enforcement settlement ever.

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Elizabeth Shogren is an NPR News Science Desk correspondent focused on covering environment and energy issues and news.