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Beartooth Alliance v. Crown Butte Mines

ELR Citation: ELR 20639
Nos. No. CV 93-154-BLG-JDS, 904 F. Supp. 1168/(D. Mont., 10/13/1995)

The court holds that a mine adit and mine drainage pits are point sources under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA), and that acid mine drainage flowing into navigable waters is a pollutant for which a national pollutant discharge elimination system (NPDES) permit is required....

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