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Environmentalists seek separate CWA groundwater appeals

September 13, 2017
Environmentalists are urging a federal appeals court to keep separate two pending Clean Water Act (CWA) cases over liability for contaminants that leak into groundwater and then migrate to surface waters, saying a power company's bid to connect argument in the two suits lacks any basis in law and blows the groundwater issue “out of proportion.” Sierra Club and other environmental groups in Sierra Club, et al., v. Dominion Virginia Power, et al. , filed a Sept. 8 brief opposing...

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