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United States v. Alder Creek Water Co.

Citation: 14 ELR 20430
No. No. 79-1090-JU, 21 ERC 1300/(D. Or., 04/23/1984) Ruling on SDWA liability

The court rules that defendants' repeated violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) demonstrate the willfulness required under § 1414(b) of the Act for imposition of civil penalties. The court rules that plaintiff need not prove defendants had a "bad purpose" to establish "willfulness" under § 1414....

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