United States v. Deaton

ELR Citation: ELR 20508
No(s). s. 98-2256, -2370 (4th Cir. Apr 7, 2000)

The court holds that developers' sidecasting of dredged spoil in a jurisdictional wetland constitutes the discharge of a pollutant under the Clean Water Act (CWA). The court first holds that the deposit of dredged or excavated material from a wetland back into the same wetland constitutes the discha...

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