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United States v. Boccanfuso

Citation: 19 ELR 21388
No. No. 88-6256, 882 F.2d 666/30 ERC 1292/(2d Cir., 08/09/1989) Rev'd

The court holds that the United States government is not estopped from asserting claims against a private citizen who built a seawall in United States waters without reasonable reliance on an official's verbal representation of the Army Corps of Engineers jurisdiction under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA), and the Corps' failure ...

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