U.S. Chamber of Commerce increasingly active in lower courts

…filing pro-business, often anti-consumer briefs. Reuters has the story, which provides as one example a case in which the Chamber "argu[ed] that a
landfill operator should not have to pay certain damages to nearby
residents for the irritating or offensive odors the facility produced. In
August, the court issued a ruling in line with what the Chambers was
seeking, which will likely lead to a reduction in the $2.3 million jury
verdict against operator Lee County Landfill LLC."

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