Supreme Court says NC homeowners can't sue company that polluted drinking water

  • by: SAM HANANEL , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 9, 2014 - 11:55 AM

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a group of homeowners in North Carolina can't sue a company that contaminated their drinking water decades ago because a state deadline has lapsed, a decision that could prevent thousands of other property owners in similar cases from recovering damages after being exposed to toxic waste.

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