Defendant In Groundwater Contamination Case: Class Certification Not Proper

(August 13, 2015, 1:30 PM EDT) -- CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A defendant in a lawsuit brought by residents who contend that a water company is responsible for contaminating the water supply when it spilled 4-methylcyclohexane methanol into the Elk River near Charleston filed a brief on Aug. 11, arguing that the plaintiffs should not be granted class certification (Crystal Good, et al. v. American Water Works Co. Inc., No. 14-1347, S.D. W.Va.).

(Opinion available. Document #15-150818-010B.)

Allegations

On Jan. 9, 2014, a chemical storage tank at the Etowah River Terminal, which provides potable...
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