Ala. City Beats Landowners' $1.8M Runoff Contamination Suit

Law360, New York (October 30, 2012, 1:45 PM EDT) -- The city of Lincoln, Ala., on Monday escaped a $1.8 million suit brought by the owners of a 239-acre farm who claimed the city's "clearing and grubbing" of an adjacent property caused stormwater to contaminate their property in violation of the Clean Water Act.

U.S. District Judge Virginia Emerson Hopkins issued a memorandum of decision in favor of the city Monday following a June bench trial, saying plaintiff Woods Knoll LLC failed to sufficiently assert its claim that the city violated both the Clean Water Act...
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Case Title

Woods Knoll, LLC v. City of Lincoln, Alabama, The


Case Number

1:09-cv-01219

Court

Alabama Northern

Nature of Suit

893(Environmental Matters)

Judge

Judge Virginia Emerson Hopkins

Date Filed

June 17, 2009

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