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Sierra Club v. BNSF Railway

ELR Citation: ELR 20051
Nos. C13-0967-JCC, (W.D. Wash., 03/12/2014) (Coughenour, J.)

A district court held that environmental groups may go forward with their CWA lawsuit against a rail carrier for allowing coal dust from open-top rail cars to be released into U.S. waterways. At issue was whether coal dust from rail cars that falls onto land, rather than directly into the waters, offends the CWA....

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