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Two employment agencies named in the original lawsuit were not included in the consent decree.
The intention to simply dig out the soil was the plan funded through the 2014 consent decree.
The consent decree, which has been in place since 2012, is the result of a federal court settlement with plaintiffs who sued NOPD related to Katrina-area shootings of unarmed people, claiming their civil rights were violated.
In February 2015, the government and Riverview reached a consent decree, filed in U.S. District Court, that settled the dispute for a $675,000 payment from Riverview.
First came the 1978 NAACP lawsuit alleging systemic mistreatment of black students, which led a U.S. district judge in 1983 to sign a consent decree ordering the city to desegregate its schools.
In addition, the consent decree — in which the judge oversees and monitors the execution of the settlement — requires the businesses to change their employment practices.
In settling the case, the union did not admit any wrongdoing, according to the consent decree.
But first, the Ohio EPA must collect money from Akron and Cleveland, which are obligated to pay under terms of federal consent decrees, said Bill Zawiski, an environmental supervisor with the Ohio EPA in Twinsburg.
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