Mining Co. Must Face CWA Suit Over Contaminants

Law360, New York (April 16, 2012, 1:52 PM EDT) -- A Wisconsin federal judge ruled Friday that Flambeau Mining Co. dumped copper and other contaminants from a now-reclaimed mine targeted by two environmental groups, but decided to send to trial the question of whether the pollutants reached a nearby stream.

U.S. District Judge Barbara B. Crabb ruled on a host of motions in the suit, granting in part a summary judgment bid from the Wisconsin Resources Protection Council and the Center for Biological Diversity and denying a competing summary judgment bid from Flambeau.

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Case Title

Wisconsin Resources Protection Council, Inc. et al v. Flambeau Mining Company, Inc.


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3:11-cv-00045

Court

Wisconsin Western

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

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Barbara B. Crabb

Date Filed

January 17, 2011

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