New Jersey sues Ford over Ringwood pollution, seeking millions in damages

Source:, 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.

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