Covanta Settles CAA Suit Over NJ Incinerator

Law360, New York (September 27, 2010, 7:04 PM EDT) -- Two New Jersey environmental groups have settled a lawsuit against Covanta Energy Corp. that alleged a municipal incinerator the company runs on behalf of Essex County is spewing carbon monoxide and other dangerous chemicals into a Newark neighborhood at levels that violate the Clean Air Act.

Covanta must install new, cleaner technology on all three boilers at the incinerator by July 2011 and hire an independent consultant to verify reductions in the plant’s toxic emissions, according to a consent judgment and order filed Friday in the...
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