Need to Know

Appellate Court Dismisses S.A. Dunn Landfill Suit

Getty Images CandDfeat.png

A lawsuit filed against S.A. Dunn landfill in Rensselaer, N.Y. has been dismissed by a mid-level appellate court.

Brenda Davies, a neighbor, filed the suit saying that landfill odors "prevented her from the 'use and enjoyment' of her home." 

The Dunn landfill is one of the largest construction and debris sites in New York. The suit also said everyone within 1.5 miles of the site was impacted, making it a public nuisance.

Read the entire story here.

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.