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Greene v. Costle

Citation: 14 ELR 20394
No. No. 80-2630 H, 577 F. Supp. 1225/20 ERC 2029/(W.D. Tenn., 10/31/1983) Motion to dismiss denied

The court holds that it has subject matter jurisdiction over a citizen suit to compel the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to enforce the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) and that the suit states a valid cause of action.First, the court holds that it has jurisdiction to hear plaintiffs' claim under §505 of the FWPCA because plain...

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