Oakland, Coliseum Beat U2 Concert Pollution Suit

Law360, New York (June 28, 2013, 2:35 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday buried a proposed class action that alleged the city of Oakland, Alameda County and the Oakland Coliseum polluted an estuary and oversold tickets when hosting a 69,000-person U2 concert in 2011, finding that proper government officials had not been properly noticed.

The dismissal with prejudice ended the plaintiffs’ pursuit of damages from the coliseum parties — which also include Oakland Coliseum Joint Venture and SMG Corp. — for alleged violations of the Clean Water Act, the Resource Conservation and Reclamation...
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