NY Targets Property Owner Over $1.5M Waste Cleanup

Law360, New York (September 12, 2011, 8:05 PM EDT) -- The State of New York on Monday sued CG Properties LLC and its director to recover more than $1.5 million in cleanup costs related to dangerous solvents that were released from a hazardous waste site and seeped into groundwater under a nearby residential development.

The state and its Department of Environmental Conservation have spent more than $1,583,499 to protect residents of Twin Orchards, N.Y., from vapors containing possibly carcinogenic chlorinated solvents that leaked from the site, according to the complaint.

CG Properties allegedly refused to conduct...
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