California Sportfishing Protection Alliance v. Keller Canyon Landfill Company, No. 3:2008cv01251 - Document 41 (N.D. Cal. 2008)

Court Description: ORDER GRANTING 40 Stipulation to Dismiss. Signed by Judge Jeffrey S. White on December 17, 2008. (jswlc3, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/17/2008)
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California Sportfishing Protection Alliance v. Keller Canyon Landfill Company Case 3:08-cv-01251-JSW 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Document 40 Doc. 41 Filed 12/16/2008 Page 1 of 4 MICHAEL R. LOZEAU (State Bar No. 142893) DOUGLAS J. CHERMAK (State Bar No. 233382) Lozeau Drury LLP 1516 Oak Street, Suite 216 Alameda, CA 94501 Tel: (510) 749-9102 Fax: (510) 749-9103 (fax) E-mail: Michael@lozeaudrury.com Doug@lozeaudrury.com ANDREW L. PACKARD (State Bar No. 168690) MICHAEL P. LYNES (State Bar No. 230462) Law Offices of Andrew L. Packard 319 Pleasant Street Petaluma, CA 94952 Tel: (707) 763-7227 Fax: (415) 763-9227 E-mail: andrew@packardlawoffices.com Attorneys for Plaintiff CALIFORNIA SPORTFISHING PROTECTION ALLIANCE THOMAS M. BRUEN (State Bar No. 63324) Law Offices of Thomas M. Bruen 1990 N. California Blvd., Suite 940 Walnut Creek, CA 94596 Tel: (925) 295-3131 Fax: (925) 295-3132 E-mail: tbruen@sbcglobal.net Attorney for Defendant KELLER CANYON LANDFILL COMPANY 19 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 20 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 21 22 CALIFORNIA SPORTFISHING PROTECTION ALLIANCE, a non-profit corporation, Plaintiff, 23 24 25 26 Case No. 3:08-cv-01251-JSW STIPULATION TO DISMISS PLAINTIFF’S CLAIMS; [PROPOSED] ORDER GRANTING DISMISSAL [FRCP 41(a)(2)] vs. KELLER CANYON LANDFILL COMPANY, a corporation. Judge: Hon. Jeffrey S. White Defendant. 27 28 Stipulation To Dismiss Plaintiff’s Claims; [Proposed] Order 1 Case No. 3:08-cv-01251-JSW Dockets.Justia.com Case 3:08-cv-01251-JSW Document 40 Filed 12/16/2008 Page 2 of 4 WHEREAS, on October 19, 2007, Plaintiff California Sportfishing Protection Alliance 1 2 (“CSPA”) provided Defendant Keller Canyon Landfill Company (“KCLC”) with a Notice of 3 Violations and Intent to File Suit (“Notice”) under Clean Water Act § 505, 33 U.S.C. § 1365. WHEREAS, on March 3, 2008, CSPA filed its Complaint against KCLC in this Court, 4 5 California Sportfishing Protection Alliance v. Keller Canyon Landfill Company, Case No. 3:08-cv- 6 01251-JSW. Said Complaint incorporates by reference all of the allegations contained in CSPA’s 7 Notice. WHEREAS, CSPA and KCLC, through their authorized representatives and without either 8 9 adjudication of CSPA’s claims or admission by KCLC of any alleged violation or other wrongdoing, 10 have chosen to resolve in full by way of settlement the allegations of CSPA as set forth in the Notice 11 and Complaint, thereby avoiding the costs and uncertainties of further litigation. A copy of the 12 Settlement Agreement and Mutual Release of Claims (“Settlement Agreement”), without the 13 attached exhibits, entered into by and between CSPA and KCLC is attached hereto as Exhibit 1 and 14 incorporated by reference. WHEREAS, the parties submitted the Settlement Agreement via certified mail, return receipt 15 16 requested, to the U.S. EPA and the U.S. Department of Justice and the 45-day review period set 17 forth at 40 C.F.R. § 135.5 has completed and the federal agencies have submitted correspondence to 18 the Court indicating that they have no objection to the terms of the Settlement Agreement. 19 NOW THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED and agreed to by and between the 20 parties that CSPA’s claims, as set forth in the Notice and Complaint, be dismissed. The parties 21 respectfully request an order from this Court dismissing such claims. In accordance with paragraphs 22 2, 23, and 24 of the Settlement Agreement, the parties also request that this Court maintain 23 jurisdiction over the parties through December 15, 2011, for the sole purpose of resolving any 24 /// 25 /// 26 /// 27 /// 28 /// Stipulation To Dismiss Plaintiff’s Claims; [Proposed] Order 2 Case No. 3:08-cv-01251-JSW Case 3:08-cv-01251-JSW Document 40 Filed 12/16/2008 Page 3 of 4 1 disputes between the parties with respect to enforcement of any provision of the Settlement 2 Agreement. 3 Dated: December 16, 2008 4 Respectfully submitted, LAW OFFICE OF MICHAEL R. LOZEAU 5 6 By: 7 8 9 10 11 12 _/s/ Douglas J. Chermak_________________ Douglas J. Chermak Attorney for Plaintiff California Sportfishing Protection Alliance LAW OFFICES OF THOMAS M. BRUEN By: _/s/ Thomas M. Bruen (as authorized on 12/16/08)__ THOMAS M. BRUEN Attorneys for Defendant KELLER CANYON LANDFILL COMPANY 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Stipulation To Dismiss Plaintiff’s Claims; [Proposed] Order 3 Case No. 3:08-cv-01251-JSW Case 3:08-cv-01251-JSW Filed 12/16/2008 Page 4 of 4 [PROPOSED] ORDER 1 2 Document 40 Good cause appearing, and the parties having stipulated and agreed, 3 IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiff California Sportfishing Protection 4 Alliance’s claims against Defendant Keller Canyon Landfill Company, as set forth in the 5 Notice and Complaint filed in Case No. 3:08-cv-01251-JSW, are hereby dismissed. 6 IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Court shall retain jurisdiction over the parties 7 through December 15, 2011 for the sole purpose of enforcing compliance by the parties of 8 the terms of the Settlement Agreement, attached to the parties’ Stipulation to Dismiss as 9 Exhibit 1. 10 PURSUANT TO STIPULATION, IT IS SO ORDERED. 11 12 13 14 17 2008 Dated:December ________, ____________________________________ Judge Jeffrey S. White United States District Judge 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Stipulation To Dismiss Plaintiff’s Claims; [Proposed] Order 4 Case No. 3:08-cv-01251-JSW Case 3:08-cv-01251-JSW Document 40-2 Filed 12/16/2008 EXHIBIT 1 Page 1 of 15 Case 3:08-cv-01251-JSW Document 40-2 Filed 12/16/2008 Page 2 of 15 Case 3:08-cv-01251-JSW Document 40-2 Filed 12/16/2008 Page 3 of 15 Case 3:08-cv-01251-JSW Document 40-2 Filed 12/16/2008 Page 4 of 15 Case 3:08-cv-01251-JSW Document 40-2 Filed 12/16/2008 Page 5 of 15 Case 3:08-cv-01251-JSW Document 40-2 Filed 12/16/2008 Page 6 of 15 Case 3:08-cv-01251-JSW Document 40-2 Filed 12/16/2008 Page 7 of 15 Case 3:08-cv-01251-JSW Document 40-2 Filed 12/16/2008 Page 8 of 15 Case 3:08-cv-01251-JSW Document 40-2 Filed 12/16/2008 Page 9 of 15 Case 3:08-cv-01251-JSW Document 40-2 Filed 12/16/2008 Page 10 of 15 Case 3:08-cv-01251-JSW Document 40-2 Filed 12/16/2008 Page 11 of 15 Case 3:08-cv-01251-JSW Document 40-2 Filed 12/16/2008 Page 12 of 15 Case 3:08-cv-01251-JSW Document 40-2 Filed 12/16/2008 Page 13 of 15 Case 3:08-cv-01251-JSW Document 40-2 Filed 12/16/2008 Page 14 of 15 Case 3:08-cv-01251-JSW Document 40-2 Filed 12/16/2008 Page 15 of 15