Contribution to Book
The Aftermath of TMDL Litigation: Consent Decrees and Settlement AgreementsClean Water Act: Law and Regulation (2005)
AbstractThe Clean Water Act allows citizens to sue the EPA to “perform any act or duty…which is not discretionary,” and citizen suits have been influential in holding EPA responsible to the ideals of the CWA. This article describes the outcomes of three complex federal consent decrees to clean up waters and protect species in Pennsylvania, Delaware and Virginia through 2011.
- environmental law,
- water pollution
SeriesALI-ABA Course of Study, Oct. 26-28, 2005
Citation InformationJames R. May. "The Aftermath of TMDL Litigation: Consent Decrees and Settlement Agreements" Clean Water Act: Law and Regulation (2005)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/james_may/24/