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    Jan252010

    LA Business Journal: Studio Rejects Lawsuits Alleging Release of Toxins

    The Walt Disney Co., one of L.A.’s biggest and most revered firms, is under attack in a half-dozen lawsuits claiming its toxins have seeped into a neighborhood park.

    The issue has overtones of the movie “Erin Brockovich.” The chemical in question is the same as the subject of the movie, and one of the lawyers suing Disney worked alongside Brockovich on the famous case.

    The barrage of lawsuits alleges that contaminated air-conditioning water is seeping into a Burbank neighborhood next to the sprawling studio site that produced such animated classics as “Bambi.”

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