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United States v. Camden, City of

Citation: 6 ELR 20607
No. No. 76-0424, (D.N.J., 04/14/1976)

In an action to enforce the provisions of an NPDES permit issued under § 402 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972, 33 U.S.C. § 1342, the court issues a consent order requiring the city of Camden to repair the main sewage treatment plant within 16 months and Baldwin's Run sewage treatment plant within 13 months. The city is required to insure availability of funds for the necessary repairs by dedication of sewer use fees or other means and to report progress to the court on a quarterly basis.

The full text of this opinion is available from ELR (5 pp. $0.75, ELR Order No. C-1066).

Counsel for Plaintiff
Jonathan L. Goldstein, U.S. Attorney
Carl R. Woodward, III, Asst. U.S. Attorney
Federal Building, Room 502
970 Broad St.
Newark NJ 07102
(201) 645-2289

Counsel for Defendant Camden
Martin McKernan
Department of Public Works, Sewer Utility
City of Camden
Camden NJ 08101
(609) 757-7232

Counsel for Defendant Mayor of Camden
Albert Rathblott, City Solicitor
City Hall
6th & Market
Camden NJ 08101
(609) 757-7000

Counsel for Defendant New Jersey
Keith Onsdorff
Department of Law & Public Safety
36 W. State St.
Trenton NJ 08625
(609) 292-4925

Brotman, J.

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