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United States v. Cumberland Farms of Conn., Inc.

Citation: 17 ELR 21270
No. No. 86-1983, 826 F.2d 1151/26 ERC 1393/(1st Cir., 08/18/1987) Liability & remedy aff'd

The court holds that a farming corporation violated §§ 301 and 502 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) from 1977 to 1985 by converting freshwater wetlands in the Great Cedar Swamp in Massachusetts into farmland without first obtaining an FWPCA § 404 permit from the Army Corps of Engineers, and upholds the district c...

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