April 01, 2020

Dealing with a Clean Water Act 60-Day Notice Letter

David Bechtold

Before a Clean Water Act (CWA) citizen suit complaint can be filed, the plaintiff is required to send the alleged violator a 60-day notice letter that reasonably outlines the alleged violations. The 60-day notice period is a critical time for defense counsel to evaluate the case and begin to put in place a defense strategy. This article suggests some priorities for defense counsel who has just received a 60-day notice letter.

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