Officials announced the lawsuit filed against the Humboldt Waste Management Authority (HWMA) by the Arcata Community Recycling Center has been settled. To resolve stated allegations, an agreement was reached between parties that the complaint would be dismissed with prejudice, effectively ending the lawsuit.
The lawsuit began October 24, 2011 and concerned long running litigation regarding the Samoa Recycling Facility and its operation.
"We are pleased to announce settlement of this lawsuit with ACRC.” stated HWMA Board Chair Jack Thompson. “The mutually developed settlement will enable the parties and our communities to place this matter to rest, and move forward.”