Toms River lawyers fight to stop Ciba-Geigy pollution settlement. What does the town want?

Source:, October 5, 2023
By: Jean Mikle

The township will join with Save Barnegat Bay to challenge the state’s settlement with BASF, saying the company is not providing adequate compensation for Ciba-Geigy’s pollution of the property.

Both Toms River and the environmental advocacy group contend the state failed to accurately quantify the damage done to the Toms River, groundwater and land during Ciba-Geigy’s more than 40 years of industrial dye-making operations.. The land has been on the federal Superfund list since the early 1980s. Read more.

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