Alt v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Citation: 43 ELR 20236
No(s). 2:12-CV-42 (N.D. W. Va. Oct 23, 2013) (Bailey, J.)

A district court held that litter and manure washed from a farmyard into navigable waters due to a precipitation event is an agricultural stormwater discharge and not a point source discharge, rendering it exempt from the CWA's NPDES permit requirement. The case involves a poultry farmer who operate...

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