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Avoyelles Sportsmen's League v. Alexander

Citation: 11 ELR 20315
No. No. 78-1428, 473 F. Supp. 525/13 ERC 1353/(W.D. La., 06/09/1979) Injunction granted

The court holds that land-clearing operations in wetlands are subject to the dredge and fill permit program of §404 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA). Plaintiffs sought to enjoin private defendants from clearing certain wetlands for agricultural use, claiming violation of §301(a) of the FWPCA....

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