Pittsburgh Utility Can't Shake Suit Over $400M Redevelopment

Law360, Philadelphia (December 3, 2012, 5:24 PM EST) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Monday denied Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority's motion to toss an environmental group's suit accusing the utility of failing to enforce permits related to a 55-acre, $400 million downtown redevelopment project, finding there was a legal basis to the group's allegations. 

U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert Mitchell agreed with Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future contention that PWSA could not avoid liability for alleged violations of the permits by arguing that the city of Pittsburgh, the co-permitee, was the sole party responsible for compliance....
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