Behr Dayton Thermal Plant is to face class action lawsuit

The Behr Dayton Thermal Plant is likely to face a class action lawsuit at the Court of Common Pleas, Montgomery County, in Tuesday. The lawsuit has ben filed by all the residents of the living near the plant.

To describe, the lawsuit charges the plant of causing damages. The class includes all persons who live in, or who have spent significant time in, neighborhoods near the plant, located at 1600 Webster Street in Dayton. At issue is a cloud of underground poisonous vapor, called a plume, that is rising from contaminated ground water.

The suit alleges trespass, nuisance, negligence, battery, and unjust enrichment, along with other claims. It seeks unspecified amounts.

The class action lawsuit seeks compensation for diminished property values, establishment of a medical monitoring fund, money to pay for installation and operation of air filtration systems, and punitive damages. Persons who think they may qualify as a member of the class may call toll-free, 1-877-692-3862, to speak to an attorney, or may find information on the web at

Source: Market Watch


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