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Taxes Saved Are Not An FCA Suit Earned, Judge Says

Law360, New York (August 8, 2011, 3:04 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Thursday tossed a utility authority director's False Claims Act suit against Covanta Energy Corp., ruling that money saved from the issuance of tax-exempt bonds does not qualify as federal funding under the law.

U.S. District Judge Jose L. Linares granted a dismissal motion from defendants Covanta Energy, subsidiary Covanta Union Inc. and parent Covanta Holding Corp., striking down a suit stemming from the 1998 transfer of use and control of a waste disposal and electricity generating facility in Rahway, N.J., from the Union County Utilities Authority in Union County, N.J., to Covanta.

The suit was...

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