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Judge: EPA’s Failure To Object To Permit Did Not Cause Groups’ Injury

Mealey's (January 21, 2016, 9:17 AM EST) -- DALLAS — A federal judge in Texas on Jan. 19 dismissed without prejudice a lawsuit brought by two environmental groups accusing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of violating the Clean Water Act (CWA) when it failed to object to a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit issued to Georgia-Pacifica LLC in 2009, holding that the groups’ alleged injury was not caused by the agency’s inaction (Ouachita Riverkeeper Inc., et al. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, et al., No. 14-CV-4495-L, N.D. Texas; 2016 U.S. Dist....
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