Here’s a sample of how Citizen Suits are being used across the country. The big environmental laws — they all have citizen suit provisions. I think it’s going to be a very valuable tool for people to get the Oil Companies to clean up South Texas. Local politicians need to study up on this stuff! A lot of oilfield stuff is exempt from certain federal regulations.
CLICK TO SEE WHAT IS AND IS NOT EXEMPT
Don’t worry, there are Texas metal levels referred to as TRRP — and oilfield waste is NOT exempt from them.
There’s more including a link to a PDF “Guide to Citizen Suit”
Flashback to the Andy Griffith show and Jim Nabors saying, “Ci-ta-sins ah-rey-ust!”