Magistrate Judge Orders City To Conduct Final Search For Documents
Mealey's (February 25, 2016, 1:11 PM EST) -- FRESNO, Calif. — A federal magistrate judge in California on Feb. 23 ordered the city of Visalia, Calif., to conduct a final search for documents that are responsive to a plaintiffs’ claims that the city’s sewer system contributed to perchloroethylene (PCE) contamination in a nearby plume in order to stop the city’s piecemeal production of information (Viola Coppola, et al. v. Gregory Smith, et al., No. 1:11-cv-01257, E.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 22066).
(Order available. Document #08-160311-024R.)
U.S. Magistrate Judge Barbara A. McAuliffe of the...