Monday, March 23, 2009

Ithaca NY: South Hill TCE sparks lawsuit by 90 neighbors

March 21, 2009 - Alleging that the industrial solvent TCE contaminating their homes has reduced their property values and increased their risk of future illness, 90 South Hill residents have filed a class action lawsuit against Emerson Power Transmission, Emerson Electric Company, BorgWarner Inc. and Burns International Services Corporation.

The companies responded by saying they were unaware of problems or were following standard industry practices, and that if there were harm to residents, the statutes of limitation have expired.

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