Sierra Club v. Virginia Electric and Power Co.

ELR Citation: 47 ELR 20047
No(s). 2:15-CV-112 (E.D. Va. Mar 23, 2017) (Gibney, Jr., J.)

A district court ruled that a Virginia power plant is not liable for CWA penalties associated with its release of coal ash into nearby waters. The case concerns coal ash piles that leached arsenic and other heavy metals into groundwater that contaminated the Elizabeth River and Deep Creek. An enviro...

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