Air Emissions-Carbon Black

posted on:
May 23, 2007

author:
Staff

category:
Environmental

Air Emissions – Carbon Black

Continental Carbon – Phenix City, Alabama and Columbus, Georgia

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the arguments of Continental Carbon Company to reduce the amount of the $20.7 million dollar verdict we obtained on behalf of an individual property owner, a local business and the City of Columbus. Continental Carbon asked U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal and the Court refused. We believe the case was decided correctly by both U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the U. S. Supreme Court has agreed. Click below to read the opinions of both courts rejecting Continental Carbon’s arguments.

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