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Natural Resources Defense Council v. California Dep't of Transp.

ELR Citation: ELR 20173
Nos. 94-56558, 96 F.3d 420/(9th Cir., 09/17/1996)

The court holds that the Eleventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution does not bar a citizen suit against a California state official for violating the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) by failing to control stormwater discharges from roadways and maintenance yards. The court first notes that under Ex Parte Young, 209 U.S....

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