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United States ex rel. Tenn. Valley Auth. v. Tennessee Water Quality Control Bd.

Citation: 14 ELR 20598
No. No. 82-5288, 717 F.2d 992/19 ERC 1826/(6th Cir., 09/23/1983)

The court holds that the State of Tennessee may not require the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to obtain, under § 402(b) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA), a discharge permit for the reconstruction and operation of a dam and flume, since a dam is not a point source and it is not alleged that any pollutants are added to th...

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