San Diego Port Sues Federal Government For Groundwater, Soil Contamination

(October 13, 2016, 1:55 PM EDT) -- SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Unified Port District (SDUPD) on Oct. 11 filed a lawsuit in California federal court against the U.S. government, seeking cost recovery and damages related to alleged contamination of the port and the groundwater around it with industrial waste (San Diego Unified Port District v. United States of America, No. 16-2540, S.D. Calif.).

(Complaint available.  Document #15-161018-007C.)

Contamination Alleged

The SDUPD filed its lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California contending that the government is liable...
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