[NEWS] Enviro Group Hits California Biomass Company With Stormwater Pollution Suit

– by Stan Parker, August 26, 2016, Law 360

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Blue Lake Power (kiem-tv.com)

A nonprofit environmental group hit Blue Lake Power LLC with a lawsuit in California federal court Thursday, alleging unchecked stormwater runoff from the biomass facility sends unlawful amounts of pollution into waters that run to the Pacific Ocean.

The Ecological Rights Foundation, which goes by EcoRights, said in the citizen suit that stormwater runoff from the biomass generation facility violated the Clean Water Act by routinely sending high levels of total suspended solids, iron, total organic compounds, biological oxygen demand and chemical oxygen demand into the..

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