October 19, 2017 / 9:29 PM / a year ago

New York property owners sue companies over radioactive waste

    By Dena Aubin

    A group of 28 property owners in western New York have sued
Union Carbide, Occidental Chemical and Bayer Crop Science,
saying the companies' predecessors improperly disposed of
radioactive waste that is posing a danger to human health. 
    Filed on Monday in federal court in Buffalo, New York, the
lawsuit said the material, resembling gravel, was left behind
when radioactive ore or other materials were used to produce
phosphorous or metals during the 1990s. 
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