Feds, Others Settle Landfill Cleanup Suit With NY

Law360, New York (January 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- The state of New York has reached a consent decree in a lawsuit accusing the federal government and a number of corporate entities of contributing to contamination at a former municipal landfill in Lindley, N.Y.

Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo and the county of Steuben, N.Y., filed suit Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York to recoup money spent cleaning up the site. A consent decree has been reached in the case but details were unavailable Tuesday.

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