Sewage Plant Targeted In NYC Nuisance Suit Closes

Law360, New York (July 1, 2010, 1:24 PM EDT) -- A Synagro Technologies Inc. subsidiary has halted operations of its sludge processing plant in the South Bronx, N.Y., following a settlement New York City reached with citizens and environmental groups who say the foul-smelling facility has plagued their quality of life for years.

The agreement announced Wednesday resolves a two-year private nuisance lawsuit the Natural Resources Defense Council filed in New York Supreme Court against New York City on behalf of local citizens groups in the Hunts Point neighborhood of the Bronx.

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