Cleveland Airport Hit With CAA Qui Tam Suit

Law360, New York (May 20, 2010, 2:20 PM EDT) -- A whistleblower has accused an airport in Cleveland of lying to the government about its use of aircraft deicing fluids and violating the Clean Air Act so that the city could cash in on $103 million in federal funding.

Relator Pram Nguyen filed the amended complaint on Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, alleging that the use of deicing fluids and other regulated pollutants at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport violated the Clean Air Act.

The qui tam complaint alleges that...
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