Judge Says Trespass, Nuisance Claims In Groundwater Contamination Case Valid
(February 17, 2017, 7:13 AM EST) -- ALBANY, N.Y. — A federal judge in New York on Feb. 6 partially dismissed some groundwater contamination claims brought by a class of residents against Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp. and Honeywell International Inc. for allegedly contaminating their drinking water with perfluorooctanoic acid (known as C8), ruling that the plaintiffs’ trespass and nuisance claims were valid (Michelle Baker, et al. v. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp., et al., No. 16-917, N.D. N.Y.).
(Memorandum and order available. Document #15-170221-017R.)
On Feb. 24, 2016, Michelle Baker, Angela Corbett...