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Waiver of Sovereign Immunity With Respect to Whistleblower Provisions of Environmental Statutes

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The federal government’s sovereign immunity has been waived with respect to the whistleblower provisions of the Solid Waste Disposal Act and the Clean Air Act, but not with respect to the whistleblower provision of the Clean Water Act.

Updated May 28, 2015