Greens Fail To Win More Fees In Mass. CWA Suit

Law360, New York (July 12, 2011, 5:53 PM EDT) -- A Massachusetts federal judge on Tuesday rejected a bid for additional attorneys' fees by environmental groups that  successfully sued state officials over alleged Clean Water Act violations, reducing their fee request from $105,500 to $17,800.

U.S. District Judge William G. Young granted final judgment to the plaintiffs on April 26, ruling that the Massachusetts Department of Transportation had complied with a previous order to take steps to prevent pollution from being washed from the state's highways into the waters around Boston.

Judge Young awarded $446,600 in...
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Case Information

Case Title

Conservation Law Foundation, Inc. et al v. Romney et al

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Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


William G. Young

Date Filed

July 27, 2006

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