Citizen Lawsuits under the Clean Water Act
Good short guide
Example of 60-day notice of intent
Federal rules on citizen lawsuits: 40 CFR 135
Clean Water Act section 505 (33 USC
Paragraph (a) says, "any citizen may commence a civil action on his own
(1) against any person ... who is alleged to be in violation of
(A) an effluent standard or limitation under this chapter or
(B) an order issued by the Administrator or a State with respect to such a standard or limitation, "
Paragraph (f) of the same section of law defines "effluent standard or limitation"
Discussion of representing yourself without a lawyer.