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June 13, 2019

Tribe to sue Navy over sewage spills

BREMERTON (AP) — The Suquamish Tribe says it plans to sue the Navy over sewage spills that they say have discharged “hundreds of thousands of gallons of untreated sewage” into local waters over the last five years.

The Kitsap Sun reports the tribe announced Tuesday that it is giving military officials 60 days' notice of its intent to file a lawsuit under the Clean Water Act, which prohibits discharging pollutants without a permit.


 
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