PPG Industries reaches $5 million settlement with Jersey City homeowners over chromium contamination

Source: https://www.nj.com/, October 19, 2020
By: Peter D’Auria

An industrial products company could pay millions of dollars to Jersey City residents in a new class action settlement, potentially bringing an end to years of litigation over chromium contamination on Jersey City’s south side.

Under the terms of the proposed agreement, PPG Industries would pay out $5 million to Jersey City property owners to settle claims that waste from a former chromium plant was lowering property values in Bergen-Lafayette. Read more.

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