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Boomer v. Atlantic Cement Co., Inc.
Citation:257 N.E.2d 870 (N.Y. 1970)
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Neighboring landowners (Plaintiffs) to a large cement plant owned by Atlantic Cement Co., Inc. (Defendant), brought a lawsuit against Defendant, alleging nuisance caused by dirt, smoke, and vibrations coming from the plant. The Plaintiffs sought damages and an injunction on the Defendant’s activity.
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