Nuclear Materials Caused Woman's Breast Cancer: Suit

Law360, New York (February 22, 2012, 5:14 PM ET) -- Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group Inc. and Atlantic Richfield Co. were hit with a personal injury suit Wednesday by a Pennsylvania woman claiming that toxic radioactive emissions from two nuclear materials processing facilities they operated gave her breast cancer.

In a complaint filed in Pennsylvania federal court, Dolores Israel accuses Babcock — which has been operating the Apollo facility and the one in Parks Township, Penn., since 1971 — of failing to comply with emission laws by exceeding federal stack emission regulations and failing to...
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