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Long Island Soundkeeper Fund v. New York City Dep't of Envtl. Protection

ELR Citation: ELR 20530
Nos. No. CV 98 1635, 27 F. Supp. 2d 380/(E.D.N.Y., 11/23/1998)

The court holds that a Federal Water Pollution Control Act citizen suit brought by an environmental group against a city is not barred by a subsequently filed state environmental agency enforcement action. The court first holds that actions taken by the state after the filing of the group's citizen suit do not constitute diligent prosecution....

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