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Sierra Club v. Shell Oil Co.

Citation: 17 ELR 20767
No. Nos. 85-3753 et al., 817 F.2d 1169/25 ERC 2061/(5th Cir., 05/29/1987) Aff'd

The court rules that a citizen suit based on multiple, sporadic, and past violations of effluent limitations contained in national pollutant discharge elimination system (NPDES) permits cannot be maintained under §505 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA)....

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