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Current RCRA Hazardous Waste Cases

We have represented citizens in suits under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) designed to require the remediation of properties contaminated with hazardous waste that presents an imminent and substantial endangerment to human health and/or the environment.

Interfaith Community Organization v. Honeywell International, Inc.
We represent the Interfaith Community Organization, the Hackensack Riverkeeper, and several individual plaintiffs in a citizen suit brought under RCRA that is resulting in the excavation and removal of 1.5 million tons of toxic hexavalent chromium residue from a 34-acre site in Jersey City, New Jersey (known as the Roosevelt Drive-In Site or Study Area 7), and a clean-up of the deep ground water and sediments in the Hackensack River.

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Hackensack Riverkeeper v. Honeywell International, Inc.
We represent the Hackensack Riverkeeper, and several individual plaintiffs in a citizen suit brought under RCRA that is resulting in the remediation of soils and groundwater at numerous properties in Jersey City, New Jersey (known as Study Areas 5 and 6) that are contaminated with toxic hexavalent chromium. Plaintiffs, Honeywell, and Jersey City have reached a settlement which provides for remediation protective of human health and the environment.  The consent decrees include rigorous financial assurance requirements and multiple layers of institutional controls.

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Terris, Pravlik & Millian, LLP is a public interest law firm that litigates cases for clients with matters involving Environmental Law, Civil Rights Law, and Employment Law.



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