Sheep Mountain Alliance Seeking Suit Against PacifiCorp

Dec 15th @ 4:16 pm in News by Scott Staley

TELLURIDE  -  Sheep Mountain Alliance, an environment watchdog group has initiated a citizen enforcement suit against PacifiCorp in federal court last week.  The group is asking the utility corporation to stop discharging pollutants in the San Miguel River and violating the Clean Water Act.  PacifiCorp, which owns the Silver Bell tailings site and has financial responsibility for its cleanup, began occupying  the site in 1998.