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Special Master Appointed in Florida v. Georgia “Water Wars” and New ACT Lawsuits
Posted on 16 Mar 2015 by Troutman Sanders

By William Droze , Angela Levin , and Kate Warihay , Attorneys, Troutman Sanders LLP The tri-state water wars continue to divide the Southeast as litigation moves forward. In Georgia, two river basins supply water to metropolitan Atlanta—the... Read More

Ninth Circuit rules that owners of storm water systems (e.g., cities, counties, districts) are liable for discharges of polluted stormwater into rivers and ocean
Posted on 11 Mar 2011 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

It is well known that stormwater gathers a variety of pollutants as it flows across the landscape and even through stormwater drainage systems. See, for example, http://cfpub.epa.gov/npdes/home.cfm?program_id=6 and http://www.epa.gov/owow_keep/NPS/index... Read More