Baton Rouge, Enviros Settle CWA Row Over Wastewater Plants

Law360, Chicago (February 7, 2013, 2:52 PM EST) -- Baton Rouge, La., and two community groups asked a federal judge Wednesday to approve their settlement resolving allegations that the city violated the Clean Water Act at three wastewater treatment plants and breached a 2002 consent decree, a new deal that would require Baton Rouge to relocate some citizens.

The Louisiana Environmental Action Network, Concerned Citizens of University Place Subdivision, the city of Baton Rouge and the parish of East Baton Rouge lodged a proposed consent decree they said will become effective if and when the...
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