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Citizen Enforcement of
Environmental Law
(091:611)

 

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Course Description

Purpose of the Course

Note to the Teacher

Master Calendar

Memos to the Students

Case 1: Iowans for a Clean Environment v. Hawkeye Aluminum Company

Case 2: Iowa Clean Air Coalition v. Iowa Lumber Company

Case 3: Citizens for an Informed Neighborhood v. Roto Plate International

Case 4: Pure Water Now v. Iron City Water Department

BEN Computer Model Materials

Sample Attorney Fee Summary: Teacher Copy Only

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Memos to the Students

Introductory Memo [Distribute on 12/16/97]

Rules for Document Submission & Billable Hours [Distribute at first class meeting on 1/16/98]

Suggested Organization for Plaintiff’s Strategy Memos [Distribute at first class meeting on 1/16/98]

Assignment of Defense Counsel, Suggested Readings & Advice [Distribute on 2/19/98]

Draft Summary Judgment Motions & Supporting Affidavits [Distribute on 3/25/98]

Attorney Fees [Distribute on 4/16/98]

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Case 1: Iowans for a Clean Environment v. Hawkeye Aluminum Company

Citizen Group Letter [Distribute with all initial documents at first class meeting on 1/16/98]

1992 NPDES Permit

Discharge Monitoring Reports: 1993 Part 1Teacher Copy

Discharge Monitoring Reports: 1993 Part 2Teacher Copy

Discharge Monitoring Reports: 1994 Part 1Teacher Copy

Discharge Monitoring Reports: 1994 Part 2Teacher Copy

Discharge Monitoring Reports: 1995 Part 1Teacher Copy

Discharge Monitoring Reports: 1995 Part 2Teacher Copy

Discharge Monitoring Reports: 1996 Part 1Teacher Copy

Discharge Monitoring Reports: 1996 Part 2Teacher Copy

Discharge Monitoring Reports: 1997 Part 1Teacher Copy

Discharge Monitoring Reports: 1997 Part 2Teacher Copy

List of All DMR Violations: Teacher Copy Only

1997 Permit Renewal Application: Part 1

1997 Permit Renewal Application: Part 2

Plaintiff’s Draft Strategy Memo [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 1/28/98]

Plaintiff’s Final Strategy Memo & Pre-Suit Documents [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 2/4/98]

Draft Complaint [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 2/11/98]

Final Complaint [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 2/18/98]

State Enforcement Documents*

*To be released 2/20/98

Zinc Upset Documents*

*To be released 2/20/98

Defendant’s Draft Strategy Memo [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 2/25/98]

Defendant’s Final Strategy Memo & Draft Answer/Motions [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 3/4/98]

Final Answer & Defense Motions [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 3/11/98]

Discharge Monitoring Reports: 1998*Teacher Copy

*To be released 3/12/98

Plaintiff’s Counter-Strategy Memo & Responses to Motions [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 3/25/98]

Compliance Plan Letter*

*To be released 3/26/98

Draft Summary Judgment Motion & Supporting Affidavits [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 4/1/98]

Final Summary Judgment Motion & Supporting Affidavits [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 4/8/98]

Memoranda & Affidavits in Opposition to Summary Judgment [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 4/15/98]

Motions & Affidavits for Attorney Fees [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 4/22/98]

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Case 2: Iowa Clean Air Coalition v. Iowa Lumber Company

Citizen Group Letter [Distribute with all initial documents at first class meeting on 1/16/98]

1993 Permit Application: Part 1

1993 Permit Application: Part 2

1993 Permit

New Permit Condition Correspondence

Operating Condition Reports: 1993-1997

Platt Letter, Stack Test Results & Georgia Data*Teacher Copy

*To be released 1/20/98

Plaintiff’s Draft Strategy Memo [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 1/28/98]

Plaintiff’s Final Strategy Memo & Pre-Suit Documents [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 2/4/98]

Draft Complaint [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 2/11/98]

Final Complaint [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 2/18/98]

Kaplan Memo on Paperwork Reduction Act*

*To be released 2/20/98

Defendant’s Draft Strategy Memo [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 2/25/98]

Defendant’s Final Strategy Memo & Draft Answer/Motions [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 3/14/98]

Final Answer & Defense Motions [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 3/11/98]

Plaintiff’s Counter-Strategy Memo & Responses to Motions [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 3/25/98]

Draft Summary Judgment Motion & Supporting Affidavits [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 4/1/98]

Final Summary Judgment Motion & Supporting Affidavits [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 4/8/98]

Memoranda & Affidavits in Opposition to Summary Judgment [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 4/15/98]

Motions & Affidavits for Attorney Fees [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 4/22/98]

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Case 3: Citizens for an Informed Neighborhood v. Roto Plate International

Citizen Group Letter [Distribute with all initial documents at first class meeting on 1/16/98]

Tier Two Reports

Plaintiff’s Draft Strategy Memo [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 1/28/98]

Plaintiff’s Final Strategy Memo & Pre-Suit Documents [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 2/4/98]

1993 Form R: Chromium Compounds*

*All Form Rs to be released 2/6/98

Note: The Form R documents contain a TrueType font, “Keystroke,” which Adobe PDF Writer could not successfully embed. The Keystroke font should be downloaded and installed to insure proper display.

1993 Form R: Methyl Ethyl Ketone

1993 Form R: Nitric Acid

1994 Form R: Chromium Compounds

1994 Form R: Copper

1994 Form R: Methyl Ethyl Ketone

1994 Form R: Nitric Acid

1995 Form R: Chromium Compounds

1995 Form R: Copper

1995 Form R: Methyl Ethyl Ketone

1995 Form R: Nitric Acid

1996 Form R: Chromium Compounds

1996 Form R: Copper

1996 Form R: Methyl Ethyl Ketone

1996 Form R: Nitric Acid

1996 Form R: Sulfuric Acid

Draft Complaint [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 2/11/98]

Final Complaint [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 2/18/98]

Franklin Memo* Teacher Copy

*To be released 2/20/98

Compliance Cost Memo*

*To be released 2/20/98

Bowling Team Letter*

*To be released 2/20/98

Defendant’s Draft Strategy Memo [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 2/25/98]

Defendant’s Final Strategy Memo & Draft Answer/Motions [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 3/4/98]

Prior Threatened Suit Settlement

Final Answer & Defense Motions [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 3/11/98]

Plaintiff’s Counter-Strategy Memo & Responses to Motions [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 3/25/98]

Draft Summary Judgment Motion & Supporting Affidavits [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 4/1/98]

Final Summary Judgment Motion & Supporting Affidavits [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 4/8/98]

Memoranda & Affidavits in Opposition to Summary Judgment [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 4/15/98]

Motions & Affidavits for Attorney Fees [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 4/22/98]

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Case 4: Pure Water Now v. Iron City Water Department

Citizen Group Letter [Distribute with all initial documents at first class meeting on 1/16/98]

1996 Permit Cover Letter

1996 Water Suppy Operation Permit

Jamison Letter Transmitting Monitoring Reports

Monitoring Results: NitratesTeacher Copy

Monitoring Results: OrganicsTeacher Copy

Monitoring Results: InorganicsTeacher Copy

Monitoring Results: Radioactivity

Plaintiff’s Draft Strategy Memo [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 1/28/98]

Plaintiff’s Final Strategy Memo & Pre-Suit Documents [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 2/4/98]

Draft Complaint [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 2/11/98]

Final Complaint [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 2/18/98]

Jamison Affidavit*

*To be released 2/20/98

Environmental Audit Statute*

*To be released 2/20/98

Compliance Cost Letter*

*To be released 2/20/98

Defendant’s Draft Strategy Memo [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 2/25/98]

Defendant’s Final Strategy Memo & Draft Answer/Motions [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 3/4/98]

Final Answer & Defense Motions [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 3/11/98]

Plaintiff’s Counter-Strategy Memo & Responses to Motions [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 3/25/98]

Draft Summary Judgment Motion & Supporting Affidavits [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 4/1/98]

Final Summary Judgment Motion & Supporting Affidavits [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 4/8/98]

Memoranda & Affidavits in Opposition to Summary Judgment [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 4/15/98]

Motions & Affidavits for Attorney Fees [To Be Submitted by Student Team on 4/22/98]

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BEN Computer Model Materials*

*All BEN materials to be released 3/26/98

BEN Computer Model User Manual: Part 1

BEN Computer Model User Manual: Part 2

BEN Computer Model User Manual: Part 3

BEN Computer Model User Manual: Part 4

BEN Computer Model User Manual: Part 5

BEN Computer Model User Manual: Part 6

Download BEN Computer Model (IBM Version Only)

BEN44.ZIP
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