|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 1 Mar 2011 08:04:15 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] VOCs: Air Force up next in Myrtle Beach (SC) case|
AVX settles contamination lawsuit By David Wren Myrtle Beach Sun-News (SC) February 28, 2011AVX Corp. on Monday reached a confidential settlement with an adjacent land owner over groundwater contamination near the manufacturer's facility on 17th Avenue South in Myrtle Beach, bringing an end to a dispute that started in late 2007.
The settlement was announced during what would have been the fourth day of testimony in a jury trial in federal court over contamination discovered on property owned by Horry Land Co.
Neither AVX nor Horry Land would comment on the settlement agreement.The trial will move into a second phase beginning Thursday, when Judge Terry Wooten will decide whether the U.S. military contributed to the groundwater contamination on Horry Land's site.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.thesunnews.com/2011/02/28/2009662/avx-settles- contamination-lawsuit.html
-- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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