August 25, 2004

Dave Matthews and His Dumpage

The state of Illinois sued the Dave Matthews Band on Tuesday for allegedly dumping up to 800 pounds of liquid human waste from a bus into the Chicago River, dousing a tour boat filled with passengers.

The lawsuit accuses the band and one of its bus drivers of violating state water pollution and public nuisance laws. It seeks $70,000 in civil penalties.

Posted by: Lawrenkm at 08:46 AM | Comments (7) | Add Comment
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1 Oh, man. Just plain nasty.

Posted by: Kelly at August 25, 2004 09:04 AM (R8u6G)

2 not just nasty, but N A S T Y! those people could get really sick from that

Posted by: Uptown Girl at August 25, 2004 10:13 AM (dUIpl)

3 Usually it's his crappy music he dumps on people. Now it's literally crap. Nice. He's giving back to his fans.

Posted by: garybibb at August 25, 2004 10:36 AM (b/7hi)

4 I knew he was spewing a lot of crap, but 800 lbs? That's a lot even for a political hack, which is what he's become.

Posted by: Norman at August 26, 2004 12:43 AM (sANa9)

5 Good Lord. I foresee some heavy duty, personal lawsuits for the band and rightly so.

Posted by: Nanc' at August 26, 2004 10:07 AM (98muT)

6 Glad I was done eating BEFORE I read that. Eeww.

Posted by: daniel at August 26, 2004 01:42 PM (CtdBs)

7 Yeah, I read this the other day and would have to say that if I were on that boat, SOMEBODY would be getting sued!!!!

Posted by: EJ at August 26, 2004 04:00 PM (CRk65)

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