Green Mountain Faces CERCLA Suit Over Toxic Vt. Site

Law360, New York (April 8, 2010, 2:53 PM EDT) -- A Vermont real estate developer has filed a breach of contract suit against Green Mountain Power Corp. for cleanup costs at a site it used to own, saying the electricity provider is responsible for spills that contaminated the site with polychlorinated biphenyls and other toxic compounds.

Vergennes, Vt.-based Shenandoah LLC planned to turn the Haviland Shade Roller Mill into housing and retail space when it acquired the property for $150,000 in 2004, but learned after the purchase that the area was contaminated with hazardous materials rendering...
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