Penalties in Settlements of Citizen Suit Enforcement Actions under the Clean Water Act
17 Pages Posted: 6 Nov 2010
Date Written: 1990
This article discusses the civil penalty remedy in the citizen suit provision of the Clean Water Act (CWA); describes the holding in Pennsylvania Environmental Defense Foundation v. Bellefonte, which limits the civil penalty remedy; and analyzes the implications of that holding for citizen suit enforcement of the CWA.
Keywords: Environmental Law, Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Project Funds, Chesapeake Bay Foundation v. Bethlehem Steel, Sparrows Point, Gwaltney of Smithfield v. Chesapeake Bay Foundation
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