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Kitlutsisti v. ARCO Alaska, Inc.

ELR Citation: ELR 20691
Nos. No. A82-254 CIV, 592 F. Supp. 832/21 ERC 1608/(D. Alaska, 07/24/1984) Preliminary order issued

The court holds that defendant offshore oil drillers are vulnerable to a Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) citizen suit for discharges without a permit despite the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) decision not to prosecute the 1982 violations and EPA's opinion that an expiring general permit would continue to authorize the 198...

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