Groups: Penalties Warranted Against Power Company For Tainted Groundwater

Mealey's (July 22, 2016, 9:53 AM EDT) -- MIAMI — Environmental advocacy groups on July 12 filed a complaint in the Florida federal court against a power company that they argue has violated federal law and contaminated groundwater and local waterways with discharge of industrial wastewater (Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, et al. v. Florida Power & Light Company, No. 16-23017, S.D. Fla.).

(Complaint available. Document #15-160802-001C.)

Allegations

The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy and the Tropical Audubon Society Inc. brought a citizen suit pursuant to Section 505(a)(1) of the Clean Water Act (CWA),...
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