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Chesapeake Bay Found. v. Bethlehem Steel Corp.

Citation: 17 ELR 20623
No. No. Y-84-1620, 652 F. Supp. 620/25 ERC 1684/(D. Md., 01/30/1987) Motion to dismiss, motion for summary judgment

The court rules that the Federal Water Pollution Control Act's (FWPCA's) citizen suit provisions are constitutional, the provisions are satisfied if notice is provided to the government of some of the violations to be alleged and the remaining violations are similar, and continuous permit violations over a three-month period do not qualify for t...

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