MADISON, Wis. - A federal judge in Wisconsin on Feb. 5 denied a mining company's motion to recover some of the litigation costs it incurred in defending a Clean Water Act (CWA) lawsuit after finding that the company was unable to show that the claims brought by the plaintiffs were frivolous (Wisconsin Resources Protection Council, et al. v. Flambeau Mining Company, No. 11-cv-45-bbc, W.D. Wis.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 14471).