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Jacklovich v. Interlake, Inc.

Citation: 2 ELR 20140
No. No. 71-1382, 458 F.2d 923/3 ERC 2054/(7th Cir., 04/04/1972)

Only the United States Government may bring and prosecute an action under the Refuse Act. Private citizens have no right under a qui tam theory to collect any part of the fine by private action.

Counsel for Plaintiff:
Alexander Polikoff
Marshall Padner
109 N. Dearborn Street
Chicago, Illinois 60602

Thomas R. Meites
109 N. Dearborn Street
Chicago, Illinois 60602

Sheldon Plager
239 Law Building
College of Law
Champaign, Illinois 61820

Counsel for Defendant:
Henry L. Pitts
W. Gerald Thursby
Clifton A. Lake
208 S. LaSalle Street
Chicago, Illinois 60604

Before KILEY, CUMMINGS and SPRECHER, Circuit Judges.