Supreme Court Agrees to Hear LA County Stormwater Pollution Case

Previous Rulings Found the County in Violation of the Clean Water Act 

WASHINGTON--(ENEWSPF)--June 25, 2012.  The Supreme Court today agreed to hear an appeal by  Los Angeles County of a lower court decision that required the county to clean up two polluted waterways in Los Angeles.

The lawsuit initiated by the Natural Resources Defense Council and Santa Monica Baykeeper in 2008 sought to hold the County responsible for documented violations of the Clean Water Act in the Los Angeles and San Gabriel Rivers since 2003.

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