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Plaintiff Wins ‘Prevailing Party’ Fees (access required)

Plaintiff environmental group is a “prevailing party” entitled to attorney’s fees under the Clean Water Act because their summary judgment award finding defendant violated the CWA by discharging selenium without a permit “advanced the goals” of the Act; the Big Stone Gap U.S. District Court awards plaintiffs $175,623.18 in attorney’s fees and costs. Pursuant to the ...

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