Citizen Suit Against County Barred by Consent Judgment

8 08 2008


In Piney Run v. County Commissioners, 523 F.3d 1299 (Apr. 28, 2008), the 4th Circuit held that a citizens’ group could not sue the County for alleged Clean Water Act violations because the State Department of the Environment was diligently prosecuting the matter pursuant to a Consent Judgment with the County.

 

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