Jam v. International Finance Corp.

ELR Citation: 50 ELR 20041
No(s). 15-612 (JDB) (D.D.C. Feb 14, 2020) (Bates, J.)

A district court held an international development bank that financed construction of a coal-fired power plant in India was immune from a suit brought by a group of Indian villagers claiming the plant polluted surrounding air, land, and water. The bank argued that the group could not sue it in feder...