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United States v. Alder Creek Water Co.

ELR Citation: ELR 20430
Nos. No. 79-1090-JU, 21 ERC 1300/(D. Or., 04/23/1984) Ruling on SDWA liability

The court rules that defendants' repeated violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) demonstrate the willfulness required under §1414(b) of the Act for imposition of civil penalties. The court rules that plaintiff need not prove defendants had a "bad purpose" to establish "willfulness" under §1414....

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