Stony Hollow Landfill Odor Class Action Settlement


Class Eligibility

The Court has decided that the Settlement Class will include all owner/occupants and renters of residential property within the Class Area at any point in time from October 31, 2012 to the present (the “Class Period”). If the Court approves the settlement, the Class Period will continue until the date the Court’s approval of the proposed settlement becomes final and non-appealable. The Class Area extends in an approximate 2.5 mile radius from the center of the Stony Hollow Landfill, located at 2460 South Gettysburg Road, Dayton Ohio, and is illustrated in detail in Exhibit A to the Settlement Agreement.

Estimated Amount

Pro Rata Share

Proof of Purchase


Case Name

Beck v. Stony Hollow Landfill Inc.,
Case No. 3:16-cv-00455,

District Court for the Southern District of Ohio

Case Summary

The lawsuit (Beck v. Stony Hollow Landfill, Inc., Southern District of Ohio Case No: 3:16-cv-455) was filed on November 1, 2016, and concerns the alleged airborne emission of pollutants, air contaminants, and noxious odors from the Stony Hollow Landfill. The lawsuit alleges that at least certain odor emissions in the area surrounding the landfill occurred because of Defendants’ conduct. The Named Plaintiff who filed the lawsuit alleges that these emissions have interfered with her ability to use and enjoy her home. Defendant has vigorously denied and continues to deny all claims of wrongdoing or liability arising out of the allegations and claims asserted in the lawsuit. Among other things, Defendant maintains that emissions are part of the ordinary operation of a landfill, and point to several other causes of emissions in the surrounding area.

Settlement Pool





Liddle & Dubin PC

975 E. Jefferson Ave.

Detroit, MI 48207