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NYC, Fresh Kills Landfill Victims Reach $34 Million Settlement Nearly 30 Years Later

New York City Parks Freshkills Park

Thirty-two alleged victims who suffered cancer and other ailments from the former Brookfield and Fresh Kills landfills will receive a $34 million settlement.

The lawsuit was initially filed in 1993 against New York City and included victims as young as two years old. 

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