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United States v. Villegas

ELR Citation: ELR 21027
Nos. No. 89 CR 338, 784 F. Supp. 6/(E.D.N.Y., 12/13/1991)

The court holds that the co-owner of a medical testing laboratory, who had placed vials of blood in a river bulkhead, knowingly discharged pollutants into navigable waters in violation of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA). The court first holds that a person can be a "point source" for purposes of liability under FWPCA §301(a)....

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