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Illinois v. Milwaukee, City of

Citation: 8 ELR 20503
No. No. 72 C 1253, (N.D. Ill., 03/06/1978) Injunction issued

The court grants injunctive relief under the federal common law of nuisance against the City of Milwaukee because of the risk of interstate injury and lake eutrophication caused by the city's sewage discharges into Lake Michigan. Milwaukee's sewage treatment facilities are inadequate, and often raw sewage is dumped directly into the lack....

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