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New lawsuits filed over foul odors from JP landfill

Between landfill leaders, parish government, and other experts, all agree on the source of the...
Between landfill leaders, parish government, and other experts, all agree on the source of the foul odors, but they don’t agree on who's responsible. (FOX 8 Photo)
Updated: Aug. 16, 2018 at 5:49 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - River Ridge and Harahan residents filed three new lawsuits targeting foul odors coming from the Jefferson Parish landfill.

According to our partners NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, there is now a total number of four lawsuits against the parish.

Officials have said they're taking steps to correct the disposal issues causing the foul smell.

The parish council will hold a special meeting Friday afternoon at 2 p.m. to discuss landfill issues.

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