Allied Waste Accused Of Polluting Calif. Water Source

Law360, Washington (February 6, 2012, 2:15 PM EST) -- A nonprofit environmental activist group accused an Allied Waste affiliate on Friday of violating the Clean Water Act by polluting a key waterway that provides fresh water for two-thirds of California's residents.

The California Sportfishing Protection Alliance filed the suit in California federal court claiming that inadequate storm water protection, fraudulent reports and continuous pollution since December 2005 from a Los Banos, Calif., Allied Waste and Browning-Ferris Industries trucking and waste transfer facility have jeopardized the water quality of the San Joaquin River and Sacramento-San Joaquin...
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