LA County Cleared Of Surfrider Beach Pollution

Law360, New York (January 27, 2011, 6:53 PM EST) -- Vacating an earlier order, a federal judge has held that Los Angeles County and its flood control district are not liable for polluted storm runoff that flowed into Surfrider Beach or for failing to submit adequate compliance reports.

Judge A. Howard Matz of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California issued an order Thursday that lifted the stay on the dispute between the Natural Resources Defense Council and L.A. County to vacate a previous grant of summary judgment that was partly in favor...
To view the full article, register now.