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Category "Eastern Water Law & Policy"

Council on Environmental Quality Publishes Final Rule Updating NEPA’s Implementing Regulations

Council on Environmental Quality Publishes Final Rule Updating NEPA’s Implementing Regulations

By Sam Bivins and Meredith Nikkel The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) recently published a final [...]

U.S. District Court Dismisses Clean Water Act for Pre-Suit Notice Deficiency and Conclusory Statements In Complaint

U.S. District Court Dismisses Clean Water Act for Pre-Suit Notice Deficiency and Conclusory Statements In Complaint

By Marco Antonio Ornelas and Rebecca Andrews The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of [...]

U.S. Supreme Court Finds ‘Functional Equivalent’ Test Guides the Inquiry Whether an NPDES Permit is Required for Groundwater Point Sources that Link to Waters of the U.S.

U.S. Supreme Court Finds ‘Functional Equivalent’ Test Guides the Inquiry Whether an NPDES Permit is Required for Groundwater Point Sources that Link to Waters of the U.S.

By Travis Brooks On April 23, in County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund,  the U.S. [...]

D.C. Circuit Court Finds CERCLA Cost Recovery Claim Against the Federal Government Fails Due to Previous Clean Water Act Consent Decree

D.C. Circuit Court Finds CERCLA Cost Recovery Claim Against the Federal Government Fails Due to Previous Clean Water Act Consent Decree

On February 14, 2020, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals determined that the government of [...]