EPA Drops Objection To Suit Over La. Sewage Plants

Law360, New York (April 5, 2010, 3:56 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has formally withdrawn its determination that a local environmental group had no standing to bring a citizen suit against Baton Rouge, La., that alleged Clean Water Act violations at three sewage treatment plants.

EPA Region 6 water enforcement officer Scott McDonald wrote to plaintiffs at the Louisiana Environmental Action Network on April 1 to inform them that the EPA did not have jurisdiction to determine the standing of a civil suit filed by a citizen group, rescinding statements made in a...
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