Chattanooga Hit With Suit For Sewage Overflows

Law360, New York (October 14, 2010, 1:17 PM EDT) -- An environmental group has filed suit against the city of Chattanooga, Tenn., for allegedly allowing sewer system overflows containing human waste, toxic materials and debris to pollute the Tennessee River as well as homes, businesses and city streets.

The Tennessee Clean Water Network, in a complaint filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, said millions of gallons in overflows from the city's system for transporting domestic sewage, industrial waste water and storm water to a public treatment plant are unauthorized...
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