Mirant Can't Escape Md. Landfill Leaching Suit

Law360, New York (September 14, 2010, 1:29 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has denied a request from Mirant Mid-Atlantic LLC to dismiss a Clean Water Act suit brought by Maryland officials that claims the power company's coal combustion waste disposal site polluted nearby creeks and streams.

Judge Peter J. Messitte of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland denied motions by Mirant and its local affiliate Mirant Maryland Ash Management LLC without comment on Friday.

Judge Messitte also granted motions by the Sierra Club, Defenders of Wildlife, Chesapeake Climate Action Network and the...
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