Friends of the Earth v. Gaston Copper Recycling Corp.

ELR Citation: ELR 21213
No(s). 98-1938 (4th Cir. Jun 2, 1999)

The court holds that environmental groups lacked standing to pursue Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) claims against a smelting facility that allegedly violated its national pollutant discharge elimination system (NPDES) permit. The groups alleged that the facility violated the FWPCA by ex...

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