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January 30, 2010

Pennsylvania nuclear facilities operators face environmental contamination lawsuit

Motley Rice's environmental attorneys filed a federal lawsuit Friday, January 29, 2010, against Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group and the Atlantic Richfield Co. on behalf of three Kiski Valley, PA residents who claim that the nuclear enriching facilities exposed them to radiation contamination and chemical exposure.

The two companies, formerly operated by Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corp. (NUMEC), operated a uranium fuel processing plant in Apollo and a plutonium plant in Parks between1957 and 1986 and are also facing allegations of trespassing, negligence, misrepresentation and civil conspiracy.

Read more about the nuclear plant lawsuits in the full article featured in Valley News Dispatch.

Read more about how Motley Rice attorneys fight on behalf of clients in cases related to environmental contamination.