Baton Rouge Hit With Suit Over Wastewater Discharge

Law360, New York (March 23, 2010, 5:25 PM EDT) -- An environmental group has accused the city of Baton Rouge and parish of East Baton Rouge of violating environmental permits at three sewage treatment plants, but a parish attorney said Tuesday he was confident the lawsuit would be dismissed.

The Louisiana Environmental Action Network fired off the lawsuit Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, saying the plants are also in violation of a consent decree the city signed with federal authorities in 1988 and that was amended in 2002....
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