Judge Grants Government’s Motion For Judgment In Clean Water Act Suit

Mealey's (July 31, 2015, 10:48 AM EDT) -- NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A federal judge in Connecticut on July 30 granted the federal government’s motion for judgment on the pleadings in a suit brought against it by two companies that claim that they do not own an island composed of dredge spoils, ash, debris and other anthropogenic fill material where the threat of a discharge of oil may have occurred, finding that the plaintiffs were unable to establish standing to bring their suit under the Clean Water Act (Evergreen Power LLC, et al. v....
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