Ill. Builders To Pay $370K In Toxic Dust Cloud Suit
By Jack Queen (November 23, 2020, 2:02 PM EST) -- An Illinois developer and two contractors will pay $370,000 to settle the state's claims that they blanketed a low-income neighborhood with toxic dust after a botched smokestack demolition, which came amid a high point of the coronavirus outbreak.
The Illinois attorney general's office on Thursday said Hilco Redevelopment Partners and its contractors will give the funds to a community health organization in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood, which has been designated an area of environmental justice concern by state regulators.
The companies neither admit nor deny the allegations. Hilco will pay $250,000 and MCM Management Corp. and Controlled Demolition Inc. will pay...
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