Enviro Group Accuses SSA Terminals Of CWA Violations

Law360, New York (September 29, 2011, 5:40 PM EDT) -- Puget Soundkeeper Alliance sued SSA Terminals LLC in Washington on Wednesday, accusing the terminal operator of harming local waters by improperly discharging stormwater and other pollutants from a Seattle cargo facility.

The environmental organization claims that SSA, doing business as Stevedoring Services of America Terminals Inc., has repeatedly breached the Clean Water Act and its discharge permit, worsening fecal coliform conditions in the East and West Duwamish waterways and Elliott Bay, helping to land those bodies on a list of impaired waters.

“Defendant’s violations of the...
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Case Title

Puget Soundkeeper Alliance v. SSA Terminals LLC


Case Number

2:11-cv-01617

Court

Washington Western

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

Judge

John C Coughenour

Date Filed

September 28, 2011

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