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 Roxbury Landfill Odor Fines Upheld but Bigger Bucks Federal Lawsuit Looms

Roxbury Landfill Odor Fines Upheld but Bigger Bucks Federal Lawsuit Looms

A state appeals court decided that Strategic Environmental Partners, the owners of the former Fenimore Landfill site, must pay about $52,000 in fines to Roxbury for odors released from the dump several years ago, but a federal court case could have money going in the other direction if SEP wins.

While the state Superior Court Appellate Division refused to overturn lower court rulings that said SEP must pay the fines to Roxbury, a federal court has yet to decide if SEP can sue Roxbury to recover the money it spent on the dump before the state seized the property in 2013 to thwart the odors.

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