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Chesapeake Bay Found. v. Gwaltney of Smithfield, Ltd.

ELR Citation: ELR 20636
Nos. No. 85-1873, 791 F.2d 304/24 ERC 1417/(4th Cir., 05/22/1986) Aff'd

The court holds that §505 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) allows citizens to seek civil penalties for past violations of national pollutant discharge elimination system (NPDES) permits, that each violation of a monthly average limitation may be treated as equivalent to a daily violation for each day of the month for purposes o...

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