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U.S. EPA Ordered to Pay Attorneys' Fee Sanction In Clean Water Act Lawsuit
Posted on 15 Oct 2015 by Steven M. Siros

A federal district court judge in Texas has granted a developer’s motion for summary judgment against the United States, [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this opinion: lexis.com | Lexis Advance ], and ordered the Government to reimburse... Read More

Clean Water Act Jurisdiction Under the Newly Issued Clean Water Rule
Posted on 21 Jul 2015 by GreenbergTraurig

More than 40 years after Congress passed the landmark Clean Water Act, the jurisdictional reach of that statute remains a contentious legal and political issue. By prohibiting the discharge of pollutants to “navigable waters” without a permit... Read More

Clarification or More Regulation? Agencies Issue Proposed Waters of the United States Rulemaking
Posted on 10 Apr 2014 by Williams Mullen

BY: LYNNE C. RHODE The United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) and United States Army Corps of Engineers (the “Corps”) on March 25, 2014 jointly issued a proposed rulemaking (Docket No. EPA-HQ-OW- 2011-0880) intended... Read More

Administration announces plans for new regulations regarding wetlands, but specifics are lacking for now
Posted on 29 Apr 2011 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

The Administration has announced that it will propose new regulations to protect wetlands and smaller streams; unfortunately, specifics are lacking at present. The Administration appears to believe that their new regulations will fit within the constraints... Read More