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Marten Law on Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center: No Permit Required for Stormwater Discharges from Logging Roads, U.S. Supreme Court Rules; Attention Shifts to EPA Rulemaking
Posted on 8 Apr 2013 by mmcurdy@martendotcom

By Meline MacCurdy, Associate, Marten Law PLLC In this Emerging Issues Analysis, Meline MacCurdy of Marten Law PLLC discusses the U.S. Supreme Court's holding in Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center that stormwater runoff from logging... Read More

Californians Now Permitted To Capture and Use Harvested Rainwater Pursuant to Rainwater Recapture Act of 2012
Posted on 5 Apr 2013 by LexisNexis Environmental Law Community Staff

By Scott Slater and Courtney Davis of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, L.L.P . Passage of the Rainwater Recapture Act of 2012 affords residential users and private and public entities with a new source of on-site water supply, which should reduce reliance... Read More

Homeowner Environmental Responsibilities For Septic Sewage Systems
Posted on 29 Apr 2013 by Vetstein Law Group, P.C.

By Richard D. Vetstein, ESQ Massachusetts Title V Septic Regulations Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About 1/3rd of all homes in Massachusetts are dependent upon septic systems, rather than municipal sewer. These include some of the toniest Metrowest... Read More

Jenner & Block: Minnesota Bans Triclosan For State Government
Posted on 8 Mar 2013 by E. Lynn Grayson

By E. Lynn Grayson , Partner, Jenner & Block Minnesota is believed to be one of the first state governments to stop buying products containing triclosan, an antibacterial commonly used in soap and cosmetics. Through its combined buying power, the... Read More