Citizens Group Sues EPA Over Denied FOIA Requests

Law360, New York (August 10, 2011, 6:58 PM EDT) -- A New Mexico nonprofit sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday, alleging the agency violated the Freedom of Information Act by refusing to provide public documents relating to defective groundwater monitoring wells in Albuquerque.

The suit, brought by Citizen Action of New Mexico, alleges that the EPA failed to provide reports documenting the management of wells at Sandia National Laboratories' mixed waste landfill that the organization's executive director, David McCoy, had been requesting since December 2007.

“These documents are being kept secret from the public...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Citizen Action et al v. United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 6 et al


Case Number

1:11-cv-00695

Court

New Mexico

Nature of Suit

Freedom of Information Act

Judge

John E. Conway

Date Filed

August 8, 2011

Government Agencies

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.