CALIFORNIA — A California nonprofit corporation is suing Allan Company, Inc., a California corporation, citing alleged violation of federal law.
Los Angeles Waterkeeper filed a complaint on Oct. 19, in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Allan Company, Inc. alleging that the California corporation discharges polluted storm waters into Los Angeles waterways.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that Los Angeles Waterkeeper suffered damages as the result of Los Angeles waterways being damaged due to polluted storm waters. The plaintiff holds Allan Company, Inc. responsible because the defendant allegedly discharges polluted storm water from their facility.
The plaintiff seeks civil monetary penalties at $37,500 per day per violation since Aug. 20, 2011 until Nov. 2, 2015 and up to $51,750 for violations after Nov. 2, 2015, all legal fees and any other relief as this court deems just. They are represented by Drevet Hunt of Lawyers for Clean Water, Inc. in San Francisco.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:16-cv-07769-R-AS