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Sugar cane field. Photo: 99Art/Shutterstock.com. Sugarcane field. Photo: 99Art/Shutterstock.com.

Two Palm Beach residents didn’t sugarcoat their dislike of Florida’s agricultural practices Tuesday, filing a putative class action lawsuit against dozens of the country’s leading sugar producers for allegedly polluting the air with toxic “black snow” during their preharvest sugarcane burns.

Raychel Lean

Raychel Lean reports on South Florida litigation for the Daily Business Review. Send an email to rlean@alm.com, or follow her on Twitter via @raychellean.

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