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United States v. Sami

ELR Citation: 14 ELR 20431
Nos. No. R-81-3051, (D. Md., 04/18/1984)

The court appoints a third-party trustee under FED. R. CIV. P. 70 to restore wetlands filled without a Federal Water Pollution Control Act §404 permit and holds the owner of the wetlands, who has ignored a previous restoration order, in contempt. Should the trustee fail to restore the wetland, the court empowers the Corps of Engineers to do the job.

Counsel for Plaintiff
Carl Strass
Land and Natural Resources Division
Department of Justice, Washington DC 20530
(202) 633-2682

Counsel for Defendant
Gregory E. Kubash
2600 Virginia Ave. SW, Suite 600, Washington DC 20037
(202) 965-4980