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Natural Resources Defense Council v. Outboard Marine Corp.

Citation: 19 ELR 20731
No. No. 87C 4648, 702 F. Supp. 690/28 ERC 1867/(N.D. Ill., 12/28/1988) Summary judgment on PCB violations

The court holds that where a national pollutant discharge elimination system (NPDES) permit issued under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) requires the use of a particular testing method, the permittee cannot raise the inadequacy of the testing method as a defense in a citizen suit brought to enforce the permit's effluent limitatio...

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