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Miller v. Cudahy Co.

Citation: 17 ELR 21242
No. No. 77-1212, 656 F. Supp. 316/26 ERC 1812/(D. Kan., 03/03/1987) Punitive damage award imposed

The court holds that the corporate owners of a salt mining operation that has polluted an aquifer used for domestic water supply and irrigation are not entitled to reduction of a $10 million punitive damage award, since defendants have continued to pollute and have not demonstrated that the pollution can be cleaned up within a reasonable time....

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