Enviros Threaten Suit Over San Joaquin Water Pollution

Law360, New York (June 8, 2011, 7:26 PM EDT) -- Conservation groups in California said Tuesday that they intended to sue federal and regional authorities over the continued discharge of polluted agricultural drainage water into a tributary of the San Joaquin River, the river itself and the San Francisco Bay-Delta.

The Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations and others contend in a 60-day notice that the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and the San Luis and Delta-Mendota Water Authority have violated the Clean Water Act by failing to secure required permits for discharges associated with the so-called...
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