Residents file pollution lawsuit vs. SunCoke unit

Sep 15, 2009 | 06:48 AM | Lisa Gordon

Four private citizens have filed a lawsuit against Haverhill North Coke Co. of Franklin Furnace, Ohio, and its parent company, SunCoke Energy Inc., claiming that emissions from the Haverhill plant are in violation of the federal Clean Air Act.

The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court for the Southwestern District of Ohio by Glenn Graff, Kelly Graff, Hildreth Maddox and Peggy Maddox, who own property near the plant. Mrs. Graff contends that she is ill-suited to fight off "carcinogenic and other deleterious agents released from the facility" due to a brain tumor, and the Maddoxes also indicated they are....





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