Feds Oppose Tribe’s Noncompliance Notice In Pollution Suit

Law360, New York (January 11, 2017, 4:16 PM EST) -- The federal government on Wednesday shot back at a notice from California's Blue Lake Rancheria Tribe claiming that Blue Lake Power LLC wasn’t compliant with the terms of a proposed consent decree in litigation over accusations the company violated the Clean Air Act at a biomass-fired electricity plant, saying the court should disregard the notice in its consideration of the proposed bid to enter the decree.

The tribe on Monday said it was copied on a letter indicating BLP had notified the United States that the...
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