Judge Grants District’s Motion To Approve Settlement In Contamination Case
(July 6, 2016, 2:11 PM EDT) -- FRESNO, Calif. — A federal judge in California on July 1 granted Visalia Unified School District’s (VUSD) motion to approve the settlement of a groundwater contamination case in which it agreed to pay $110,000 toward remediation of tetrachloroethylene (PCE) contamination, after finding that the agreement was reached in good faith (Viola Coppola, et al. v. Gregory Smith, et al., No. 11-cv-01257, E.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 86257).
(Order available. Document #08-160708-020R.)
U.S. Judge Anthony W. Ishii of the Eastern District of California found that the...