Sacramento Sewer District Targeted In CWA Suit

Law360, New York (March 3, 2011, 7:59 PM EST) -- An environmental group filed a Clean Water Act suit against the Sacramento Area Sewer District and Sacramento County in a California federal court on Tuesday, alleging that ongoing sanitary sewer overflows polluted local waterways with sewage and associated treatment chemicals.

The California Sportfishing Protection Alliance filed the suit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, saying that uncontrolled sewage overflows threaten the entire Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, which is a primary source of fresh water for two-thirds of California’s residents as well...
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