Nuclear plant claim targets Verizon

A group of employees for a magazine distribution company intend to file a lawsuit against Verizon Communications, alleging they were exposed to nuclear toxins. They allege this occurred during several years when their firm was located on a site formerly used by a company, Sylvania Electric Products, that manufactured nuclear rods and allegedly disposed of uranium at the site. The Verizon connection: Sylvania was owned by GTE which Bell Atlantic acquired years ago prior to being renamed Verizon.

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