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Board of Water Works Trustees of the City of Des Moines v. Sac County Board of Supervisors

ELR Case

The Iowa Supreme Court held that a city utility cannot sue upstream drainage districts over excess nitrate pollution in the utility's water source. The utility attempted to sue entities that drain wetlands so they can be turned into...

Barge v. St. Bernard, City of

ELR Case

An Ohio appellate court held that a city is not immune from residents' negligence lawsuit against it concerning pollution allegedly caused by a city landfill. The city argued that it was immune from suit because the operation of the...