Wal-Mart Dodges CWA Suit From NY Enviro Groups

Law360 (April 8, 2011, 7:16 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Friday dismissed a suit accusing Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of dumping polluted water without a permit into a creek near a proposed Supercenter project in upstate New York.

Judge Richard J. Arcara of U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York dismissed a case from Catherine A. Kern and Kathy R. Kaminski, who filed the complaint on behalf of their respective nonprofits, for lack of standing and a failure to provide adequate notice of their citizen action.

The environmental advocates filed suit in October against Wal-Mart and North Tonawanda, N.Y., where the retailer is...

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New York Western

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


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Date Filed

October 19, 2010

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