1st Circ. Sets Low Bar For Clean Water Act Presuit Notice

Law360, Los Angeles (March 13, 2013, 11:01 PM EDT) -- The First Circuit on Wednesday ruled that presuit notice for a citizen enforcement action under the Clean Water Act doesn't need to spell out every violation in detail, reviving claims by a group of property owners against the landlord of an automobile salvage and recycling business

Deciding an issue of first impression in its jurisdiction, the three-judge appeals panel found that a district court had erred in dismissing the case for failing to satisfy requirements for the presuit notice a citizen must give 60 days before...
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