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Sierra Club v. Aluminum Co. of Am.

Citation: 14 ELR 20663
No. No. 82-CV-1304, 585 F. Supp. 842/20 ERC 1916/(N.D.N.Y., 03/15/1984)

The court rules that an environmental group may bring a Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) citizen suit to seek civil penalties for past violations of an expired national pollutant discharge elimination system (NPDES) permit. The court first rules that the group has standing....

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