Calif. River Group Sues Feds Over Mine Discharges

Law360, New York (September 9, 2009, 6:54 PM EDT) -- An environmental group has accused the Bureau of Land Management of violating the Clean Water Act by not policing the activities of a now-bankrupt mining company that leased land from the bureau and went on to allegedly dump arsenic and other hazardous chemicals into nearby surface waters.

On Tuesday, Northern California River Watch sued the U.S. Department of the Interior's BLM and five former supervisors and employees of mining company Bullion River Gold Corp., now under Chapter 11 protection, in the U.S. District Court for the...
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Brown v. The City of Memphis et al


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2:09-cv-02510

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Tennessee Western

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other

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S. Thomas Anderson

Date Filed

August 4, 2009

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