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Sierra Club v. Chevron U.S.A., Inc.

ELR Citation: ELR 20237
Nos. Nos. 86-6287, -6288, 834 F.2d 1517/27 ERC 1001/(9th Cir., 12/29/1987)

The court rules that the five-year statute of limitations in 28 U.S.C. §2462 applies to citizen suits under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) and is tolled 60 days before the filing of the complaint, and that a state agency's nonjudicial enforcement action does not bar a citizen enforcement suit....

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