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Student Pub. Interest Research Group of N.J. v. Jersey Cent. Power & Light Co.

Citation: 17 ELR 20350
No. No. 83-2840, 642 F. Supp. 103/24 ERC 1627/(D.N.J., 04/09/1986)

The court holds that plaintiff environmental groups have standing to bring a citizen suit under Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) § 505, citizen suits may be brought to recover civil penalties for past violations, a two-year state statute of limitations does not apply to an FWPCA suit, and defendants' permit violations are not exc...

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