Friends of the Earth v. Gaston Copper Recycling Corp.

ELR Citation: ELR 20369
No(s). 98-1938 (4th Cir. Feb 23, 2000)

The court reverses a district court decision that environmental groups failed to demonstrate injury-in-fact and, therefore, do not have standing to bring a citizen suit under the Clean Water Act against a nonferrous metal smelting facility for violations of its national pollutant discharge eliminati...