OAG continues to pursue lawsuit for environmental damage to Sasayan Valley

November 04, 2021- Tamuning, Guam- The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has maintained its suit against defendants Korea Electric Power Company (KEPCO-LG) and Samsung E&C America seeking damages for the harm caused in Sasayan Valley. However, the OAG has agreed to give the defendants until January 07, 2022 to formally respond to the suit. During this time, the defendants will provide the Department of Public Works, Guam Environmental Protection Agency, and the OAG an assessment of the impact that the runoff from the solar plant had on the freshwater cave and a plan for remediation and restoration.

Deputy Attorney General Fred Nishihira and Assistant Attorney General Joseph Perez are handling this matter on behalf of the OAG.