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.

The groups and...
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Case Information

Case Title

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

Case Number



Wisconsin Western

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


Barbara B. Crabb

Date Filed

January 17, 2011

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