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Boomer v. Atlantic Cement Co.
Citation:26 N.Y.2d 219, 257 N.E.2d 870, 309 N.Y.S.2d 312 (N.Y. 1970)
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Cement waste from Atlantic Cement Co.’s cement plant (worth over $45 million) polluted the air of the area, damaging the nearby properties of Boomer.
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