Judge Finds Inadequate Notice Letter Warrants Dismissal Of Clean Water Act Claim

Mealey's (February 3, 2016, 2:23 PM EST) -- TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The failure of a couple to cite the proper statute section in a letter of intent to sue a railway company for violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA) as a result of an oil spill that discharged more than 11,000 barrels of oil onto their property warranted the dismissal of their claims under the act, a federal judge in Alabama ruled Feb. 2 (David W. Grayson, et al. v. Alabama & Gulf Coast Railway LLC, et al., No. 15-cv-01661-LSC, N.D. Ala.; 2016...
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