Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Judge Finds Employees Lack Standing To Sue Company Over Environmental Violations

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Judge Finds Employees Lack Standing To Sue Company Over Environmental Violations

ATLANTA - Two employees lack standing under Article III of the U.S. Constitution to bring claims against their employer over alleged violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA), Clean Air Act (CAA) and other environmental law, a federal judge in Georgia ruled March 27, because their complaint fails to allege an injury-in-fact (Liviu Porta, et al. v. Jacobson Companies Inc., et al., No. 13-cv-00387-WSD, N.D. Ga.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 40693).

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