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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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