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Judge Sides with Indianapolis in Dispute over $45M Covanta Recycling Center

Judge Sides with Indianapolis in Dispute over $45M Covanta Recycling Center

Two paper companies and a private citizen who sued the city of Indianapolis over a recycling deal with Covanta lacked legal standing to bring their complaint, a Marion County judge has ruled.

Marion Superior Judge Cynthia Ayers awarded summary judgment in favor of the city in an April 6 ruling.

Graphic Packaging International, Rock-Tenn Converting Company and Cathy Weinmann had hoped to stop the city from proceeding with a contract running through 2028, which guarantees the city’s municipal trash will continue going to Covanta’s Harding Street incinerator.

As part of that deal, Covanta will build a $45 million “advanced recycling facility,” which will pluck plastic, metal and paper out of the garbage.

Continue reading at the Indianapolis Business Journal

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