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United States v. Vertac Chem. Corp.

ELR Citation: ELR 20709
Nos. Nos. LR-C-80-109, -110, 489 F. Supp. 870/14 ERC 1587/(E.D. Ark., 05/12/1980) Preliminary injunction granted

Granting motions for a preliminary injunction filed by the United States and the state of Arkansas, the court concludes that the discharge of dioxin from a pesticide manufacturing facility constitutes "imminent and substantial endangerment to the health of persons" under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) and the Resource Conservati...

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