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Friends of Santa Fe County v. Lac Minerals, Inc.

ELR Citation: ELR 20135
Nos. No. 94-0569 JB/LH/DJS, 892 F. Supp. 1333/(D.N.M., 07/12/1995)

The court holds that the current owners and operators of a gold mine may be held liable under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) for acid mine drainage allegedly emanating from an overburden pile defendants placed in an arroyo, but they may not be held liable under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)....

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