Enviro Suits Threaten $320M Water Plan, Town Claims

Law360, New York (November 5, 2012, 2:58 PM EST) -- The town of Falmouth, Mass., moved Friday to intervene in a pair of environmental group suits against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over its approval of discharge permits on the Massachusetts cape, saying the litigation endangers its $320 million wastewater program.

Falmouth moved to intervene as a nonaligned party in the Massachusetts federal court complaint, in which the Conservation Law Foundation Inc. accuses the EPA of unlawfully authorizing excessive nitrogen pollution into the region’s bays and of failing to approve and require updates to a 1978...
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