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February 01, 2012

Marc McAree Quoted in Article - Clearing the Air: Dismissal of Inco Class Action

Marc McAree quoted in the article by Kevin Marron, Canadian Lawyer January 2012.

Owners of properties contaminated by neighbouring industry may find it more difficult to press their claims in court in light of an Ontario Court of Appeal ruling overturning a $36-million award to residents of Port Colborne, Ont., for property devaluation attributed to nickel oxide emissions from an Inco refinery. “If you're a polluter, your likelihood of not having to address a civil claim just went up” says Marc McAree, a partner with Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP in Toronto.

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