No movement has been made to start settlement talks, and none is expected.
The firm was said to have offered $50 million at the beginning of the settlement talks.
No money was on the table in that early round of settlement talks.
The woman will receive $1.75 million, according to people involved in the settlement talks.
The judge's findings gave the government a very strong hand at the settlement talks.
He added, "Simply because they don't like the direction of the settlement talks just won't be good enough."
When the settlement talks are complete, the city is expected to have agreed to pay several million dollars.
A roughly similar idea had been offered during the settlement talks.
Settlement talks are scheduled to begin in Denver this week.
Other refining companies are in settlement talks with the administration.