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Successful Suit for Property Remediation Under CT Environmental Protection Act

50 Day Street Associates, Limited Partnership

Represented a limited partnership that owns a commercial building in Norwalk, Connecticut on environmental cost recovery claims against the housing authority that owns an adjacent public housing development. After a lengthy trial, the court found that the housing authority had allowed underground storage tanks containing heating oil to leak and cause substantial soil and groundwater contamination at its property. The court granted the plaintiff an injunction requiring the defendant to remediate its property under the Connecticut Environmental Protection Act and awarded the plaintiff its attorneys’ fees. 50 Day Street Associates, Limited Partnership v. Norwalk Housing Authority, Connecticut Superior Court, Complex Litigation Docket at Stamford, Docket No. (X08) CV-02-0191396-S (2005).

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