Aluminum Processor Can't Shake Slag Waste Suit

Law360, New York (April 12, 2011, 4:29 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Monday refused to dismiss an environmental group's lawsuit alleging Tennessee Aluminum Processors Inc. operated an open dump of aluminum slag waste that resulted in contaminated discharges into a waterway and a public sewage system.

Judge William J. Haynes Jr. said in a memorandum filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee that the plaintiff, the Association Concerned Over Resources and Nature Inc., provided required notice and sufficiently stated plausible Clean Water Act and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act...
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