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Prairie Rivers Network v. Illinois Pollution Control Board

ELR Case

An Illinois appellate court held that the Illinois Pollution Control Board erred when it upheld the state environmental agency's decision to reissue NPDES permits for three large water reclamation plants in the Chicago area. Petitioners...

80 FR 13852

ELR Federal Agency Update

Alaska Community Action on Toxics v. Aurora Energy Services, LLC

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit held that the owner and operator of a coal export terminal may be held liable under the CWA for non-stormwater discharges of coal into Resurrection Bay, Alaska. Because the facility has been covered under the Multi-...

Florida: Waste

ELR State Update Item

Oregon: Water

ELR State Update Item

78 FR 20316

ELR Federal Agency Update

Ecological Rights Foundation v. Pacific Gas & Electric Co.

ELR Case

A district court dismissed CWA claims brought by an environmental group seeking to compel an electric company to obtain NPDES permits for its facilities. The group alleged that activities conducted at the facilities and the materials...