Charlie Tebbutt has been an attorney with the Northwest office of the Western Environmental Law Center (WELC) for 14 years. Charlie has been among the most active citizen enforcement attorneys in the United States, having been involved in scores of enforcement actions against polluters in more than fifteen states using primarily the Clean Water Act (CWA), the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), the Clean Air Act (CAA) and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. Charlie has successfully prosecuted CAFO Clean Water Act and EPCRA cases in Washington and Idaho, including CARE v. Henry Bosma Dairy, 305 F.3d 943 (9th Cir. 2002). He has cases pending against industrial dairies under the CAA and a challenge to Washington’s general CAFO permit for failure to require groundwater monitoring.
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