FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 2003
TDD (202) 514-1888
STATEMENT OF TOM SANSONETTI, ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL
REGARDING DISTRICT COURT’S RULING ON THE
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA V. OHIO EDISON COMPANY, ET AL.
“We are gratified the District Court has accepted the position of the United States in this case. While we are continuing to study the opinion, it is clearly a major initial victory for the people of the United States, the government and a tribute to the career Justice Department and EPA professionals who devoted themselves to the successful presentation of this case.”