in Newswire Published on April 17, 2020

Lawsuit Claims Chicago Power Plant Demolition Covered Little Village Neighborhood in ‘Toxic Debris’ [UPDATE]

by Erin Shaak

Last Updated on May 7, 2024

Solis et al. v. Hilco Redevelopment LLC et al.

Filed: April 15, 2020 § 1:20-cv-02348

Residents of Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood have filed a lawsuit after the demolition of a smokestack at a coal power plant site blanketed the area with potentially toxic dust.

May 7, 2024 – $12.25M Settlement for Little Village Smokestack Demolition Lawsuit Receives Final Approval

December 14, 2023 – Parties Agree to $12.25M Settlement in Lawsuit Over Demolition Fallout in Chicago’s Little Village Neighborhood

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