Pakootas v. Teck Cominco Metals, Ltd.

ELR Citation: 54 ELR 20024
No(s). 2:04-CV-00256-SAB (E.D. Wash. Feb 14, 2024) (Bastian, J.)

A district court denied a mining company's motion for partial summary judgment in a lawsuit concerning pollution from the company's British Columbia smelter along the Upper Columbia River. Tribal members sought natural resource damages for contamination of the river. The company argued the members' ...