Water pollution lawsuit against Mountain View, Sunnyvale could change course following Supreme Court ruling

Nov 10, 2023
Mountain View Voice

An environmental watchdog is pressing forward with lawsuits against the cities of Mountain View and Sunnyvale in an effort to get them to clean up local creeks. Court filings earlier this year show ongoing disputes between the parties, with cities requesting a judge dismiss the case following a recent Supreme Court ruling.

In 2020, San Francisco Baykeeper, a nonprofit organization, filed lawsuits against Mountain View and Sunnyvale, alleging that they violated the federal Clean Water Act (CWA) by releasing raw sewage and polluted storm water into creeks that empty into the Bay.

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