Environment
Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe settles dump lawsuit


The Port Gamble SíKlallam Tribe of Washington will receive $2.75 million to settle a lawsuit over a dump that polluted the reservation.

The tribe sued Kitsap County and Waste Management of Washington Inc. The county allowed Waste Management to operate a dump adjacent to the reservation.

As a result, the tribe lost over 300 acres to contamination. The settlement will be used to pay for the purchase of new land.

Get the Story:
Parties in Klallam Landfill Lawsuit Settle for $2.75M (The Kitsap Sun 12/20)
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Relevant Links:
Port Gamble SíKlallam Tribe - http://www.pgst.nsn.us