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New-Indy Plant Agrees to $103 Million Settlement With South Carolina Residents

There’s possible relief for thousands of residents in the Charlotte area after WCNC Charlotte obtained documents that proposed a settlement from the New-Indy Containerboard over environmental concerns. 

The company announced it will pay $103 million to settle claims from a year-long class action lawsuit. The settlement includes around 6,000 residents. 

Those residents have been fighting the papermill and said it hasn’t done anything to fix its output of smelly and potentially toxic gases that it’s been releasing from its production for the past three years.

Read more at WCNC

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