Sierra Club Files Suit on Clean Water Act Violation.
Juneau, Alaska -- The Sierra Club, Lynn Canal Conservation, and the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council filed suit today against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for violating the Clean Water Act. The groups are challenging the issuing of a permit to Coeur d’Alene Mines of Idaho that would allow the deposit of 4.5 million tons of chemically processed mine waste into a freshwater alpine lake.
I have spoken with Sierra Club and was told that U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit has no chance to stand ,specially in 9-Circuit court of Appeals which is very good in upholding environmental law.
It is just an another attempt by right-winger to make money on our land .