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Sierra Club v. Union Oil Co. of Cal.

ELR Citation: ELR 21299
Nos. No. 85-2868, 853 F.2d 667/28 ERC 1333/(9th Cir., 07/25/1988) Reinstated with amendment

The court reinstates its holding that a defendant in a Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) citizen suit is liable for violations of its national pollutant discharge elimination system permit, but conditions liability on plaintiff's ability to prove ongoing violations or the reasonable likelihood of continued violations....

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