Enviros Lack Standing To Wage CWA Fight: Allegheny Unit

Law360, New York (November 18, 2011, 1:48 PM EST) -- An Allegheny Energy Inc. unit asked a federal judge on Thursday to dismiss a suit filed by conservation groups over alleged arsenic discharges in West Virginia waters, contending the groups neglected to show that their members have a stake in those waters.

The Sierra Club and two West Virginia conservation groups made broad claims that their members “boat, fish, wade, observe wildlife and/or otherwise use” the waters, but those groups neglected to identify even one allegedly affected member, Monongahela Power Co. said in a court filing...
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