Topic: Water Pollution
|2016-12-22||At-Home Drug Disposal Kits||Water Pollution||Other||
Connecticut AG partnered with other government and private entities to provide kits for the safe disposal of prescription medication, one goal being to reduce water pollution.
|2016-12-19||Flint Water Crisis Investigation||Environmental Justice, Water Pollution||Criminal Case, Lawsuit v. Other Public Entity, Lawsuit vs. Private Actors||
Michigan AG launched investigation to determine criminal and civil liability for violations of state law that caused or contributed to the Flint Water Crisis.
|2016-05-17||Criminal Investigation of the Refugio Oil Spill||Natural Resources, Water Pollution||Criminal Case||
Indictment of Plains All American Pipeline on Criminal Charges Resulting from the Refugio Oil Spill
|2016-04-04||Settlement, Deepwater Horizon Lawsuit||Natural Resources, Water Pollution||Lawsuit vs. Private Actors||
Multi-state consent degree settling civil claims between gulf states and BP for civil penalties and damages to natural resources.
|Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas|
|2015-08-28||Murray Energy Corp. v. EPA||Water Pollution||Defense of Federal Standards||
Multiple sates intervened to support EPA’s defense of the Waters of the U.S. rule.
|Connecticut, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Vermont, Washington|
|2015-05-19||Kalamazoo River Oil Spill||Energy, Natural Resources, Water Pollution||Lawsuit vs. Private Actors||
Michigan AG pursued enforcement action against Enbridge Energy in response to their actions which caused over 1 million gallons of heavy crude oil to spill into the Kalamazoo River.
|2015-01-07||Tennessee Dept. of Envt. & Conservation v. TVA||Solid & Hazardous Waste, Water Pollution||Lawsuit vs. Federal Government||
Tennessee attorney general filed lawsuit against TVA alleging that a power plant was contaminating water sources.
|2013-06-06||Miami-Dade County Clean Water Act Settlement||Water Pollution||Lawsuit v. Other Public Entity||
Florida AG and U.S. government reached settlement with County of Miami-Dade regarding violations of federal and state water pollution laws at three wastewater treatment plants.
|2010-11-23||Delaware Dept. of Natural Resources and Environmental Control v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers||Environmental Assessment, Water Pollution||Lawsuit vs. Federal Government||
Delaware and New Jersey brought action pursuant to the APA to challenge a decision made by the US Army Corp of Engineers to proceed with a dredging project to deepen the main navigation channel of the Delaware River without obtaining requisite approval pursuant to the CWA, CAA, CZMA, and Delaware code.
|Delaware, New Jersey|
|2006-07-03||Pakootas v. Teck Cominco Metals, Ltd.||Natural Resources, Solid & Hazardous Waste, Water Pollution||Amicus Brief, Lawsuit vs. Private Actors||
Washington State intervened and multiple states submitted Amicus Briefs in lawsuit filed by Native American tribe against Canadian smelting company for polluting the Columbia River and Lake Roosevelt.
|Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington|