Los Alamos Resolves Water Pollution Suit

Law360, New York (April 28, 2011, 5:13 PM EDT) -- Los Alamos National Laboratory on Wednesday settled claims brought by conservation groups in New Mexico federal court accusing the lab of contaminating surface and groundwater on its property by dumping toxic waste.

The settlement stipulates that the plaintiffs — Concerned Citizens for Nuclear Safety, Embudo Valley Environmental Monitoring Group, Amigos Bravos and eight others — will drop their Clean Water Act suit with prejudice in exchange for Los Alamos providing access to certain sites and paying $200,000 for the plaintiffs to hire expert and technical consultants...
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