New Jersey sues Ford over Ringwood pollution, seeking millions in damages
Source: https://www.northjersey.com/, June 16, 2022
By: Scott Fallon
New Jersey filed a lawsuit against Ford Motor Co. on Thursday seeking millions of dollars in damages for widespread pollution dumped more than 50 years ago in Upper Ringwood next to a neighborhood that has been home to generations of Native Americans.
It is the latest action taken at a Superfund site with a troubled history of mismanagement and questionable decisions.
The lawsuit — known as a “natural resource damage” claim — seeks money to restore tainted soil, groundwater and wetlands, and to compensate the public for its loss of those resources. Read more.