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Sierra Club v. Abston Constr. Co.

Citation: 10 ELR 20552
No. No. 77-2530, 620 F.2d 41/14 ERC 1984/(5th Cir., 06/23/1980)

In a citizen suit brought under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, reversing the trial court's award of summary judgment to appellees, rules that runoff and leachate emanating from appellees' strip mining operations may constitute "point source" pollution within the meaning of §502(14) of the Act and thu...

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