Ecological Rights Foundation v. Pacific Gas & Electric Co.

ELR Citation: 43 ELR 20079
No(s). 11-16042 (9th Cir. Apr 3, 2013)

The Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of an environmental group's citizen suit against two electric companies alleging that their utility poles discharged wood preservative into the environment in violation of the CWA and RCRA. The group failed to state a claim under the CWA because discharges of...