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United States v. Cumberland Farms of Conn., Inc.

Citation: 17 ELR 20301
No. No. 85-0846-Y, 647 F. Supp. 1166/25 ERC 1077/(D. Mass., 10/16/1986) Ruling on liability

The court holds that defendant's conversion of wetlands in the Great Cedar Swamp in Massachusetts to agricultural use without obtaining a permit from the Corps of Engineers violated § 404 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) since defendant's activity did not fall within § 404(f)(1)'s agricultural exemption and was not co...

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