Court Tosses Case V. DHS Over Fish-Killing Virus

Law360, New York (March 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A judge has thrown out a suit brought by four environmental groups against defendants that include the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security and Agriculture alleging the government wasn't doing enough to protect Lake Superior from a fish-killing virus.

Judge James M. Rosenbaum of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota handed down a 16-page order on Thursday granting a dismissal bid from the defendants and throwing out the plaintiffs' complaint for lack of subject matter jurisdiction and lack of...
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