Citizen Suit Shows Environmentalists’ Growing Focus On Landfills’ PFAS

January 9, 2024
A Tennessee group is suing a local city over the alleged discharge of PFAS from an inactive landfill without a Clean Water Act (CWA) discharge permit, illustrating environmentalists’ growing focus on landfills as a source of PFAS pollution. The suit, Tennessee Riverkeeper v. City of Lebanon, TN , filed late last month in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee follows a similar case pending in federal district court in Pennsylvania and environmentalists’ calls for increased state...

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