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Hazardous wastes & substances

Sierra Club v. Virginia Electric and Power Co.

A district court ruled that a Virginia power plant is not liable for CWA penalties associated with its release of coal ash into nearby waters. The case concerns coal ash piles that leached arsenic and other heavy metals into groundwater...

In re Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether Products Liability Litigation

A district court dismissed New Jersey's claims against an oil company for groundwater contamination stemming from the company's use and handling of methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE). The state failed to allege that the company supplied...