Philly Fires Back Over $6B Airport Expansion Land Tiff

Law360, New York (September 27, 2013, 6:03 PM EDT) -- The city of Philadelphia struck back in Pennsylvania state court Tuesday against a solid waste disposal company challenging the city's efforts to cancel its lease as part of a $6.4 billion airport expansion, saying the company had vastly overblown the potential damages it was facing.

In a strongly worded brief filed with the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, the city argues that Victory Recycling, Inc. has no standing to request an injunction to stay the city’s termination of its lease, adding that the requested injunction...
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