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Class-Action Suit Against San Jose Landfill Stalls

A San Francisco law firm's prior class-action lawsuit over odors allegedly emanating from the Newby Island Landfill and Resource Recovery Park on the Milpitas-San Jose border has stalled, after a judge ruled the existing suit was legally insufficient as presented to the court.

In 2012, the Evans Law Firm, in conjunction with Detroit-based Macuga, Liddle & Dubin PC, filed a suit in Santa Clara County Superior Court against Republic Services of Santa Clara County (named in the suit as International Disposal Corp. of California) regarding the San Jose landfill at 1601 Dixon Landing Road, on behalf of Milpitans Peter Ng and Dolly Wu, and other unnamed residents.

Continue reading at the San Jose Mercury News

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