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Hilco Will Pay $12.25 Million in a Class Action Lawsuit Settlement Over Botched Chicago Smokestack Demolition

A federal judge has given preliminary approval to a $12.25 million settlement agreement over the botched demolition of a coal power plant’s smokestack in Little Village in 2020.

Hilco, the company that commissioned the Crawford coal power plant implosion on April 11, 2020, and its contractors will pay the settlement to end a class action lawsuit filed in federal court in Chicago.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Sunil Harjani gave preliminary approval to the settlement agreement last month. A final hearing on the settlement is set for April.

Read the source article at CBS News

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