Supreme Court Won't Hear Ohio Sewer Contract Dispute

Law360, New York (May 2, 2011, 7:46 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned down Loveland, Ohio's challenge of a Sixth Circuit decision that said the city could not nix a sewer agreement with Hamilton County after environmental remediation work on the sewer system caused higher fees.

The high court dashed Loveland's hopes of ending a 1985 agreement that held the Hamilton County board of commissioners responsible for operating, maintaining and repairing the city's wastewater treatment plant and sewer system, a part of the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati.

Loveland argued to...
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