Magistrate Judge Allows Environmental Group To Amend Clean Water Act Suit

Magistrate Judge Allows Environmental Group To Amend Clean Water Act Suit

PORTLAND, Ore. - A federal magistrate judge in Oregon on Sept. 5 allowed an environmental group to amend its Clean Water Act (CWA) lawsuit against companies accused of discharging industrial storm water into the Columbia Slough without a permit, in order to reflect changes in the roles of some of the defendant owners and operators (Northwest Environmental Defense Center v. H&H Welding, et al., No. 13-cv-653-AC, D. Ore.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 126728).

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