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Friends of the Earth v. Gaston Copper Recycling Corp.

Citation: 30 ELR 20369
No. No. 98-1938, 204 F.3d 149/50 ERC 1108/(4th Cir., 02/23/2000) district court decision rev'd

The court reverses a district court decision that environmental groups failed to demonstrate injury-in-fact and, therefore, do not have standing to bring a citizen suit under the Clean Water Act against a nonferrous metal smelting facility for violations of its national pollutant discharge elimination system permit....

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