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Category "Eastern Water Law & Policy"

New Round of Rulemaking by EPA and the Corps of Engineers Define Waters of the United States and the Scope of the Clean Water Act

Andrew Wheeler, Administrator of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) along with the U.S. Army Corps [...]

Seventh Circuit Finds Jurisdictional Determination Unsupported By Record Where Corps of Engineers Failed to Include Wetlands Inventory Map or Site-Specific Data

Deference to agency decisions under the abuse of discretion test has its limits, as illustrated [...]

Fourth Circuit Rules Groundwater Discharge May Be Basis For Clean Water Act Citizen Suit On Well Pleaded Claim

A recent Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals decision could have some impact on whether the [...]

New Jersey Spill Compensation and Control Act Burdens Clarified by the U.S. District Court

The State of New Jersey is involved in a major lawsuit seeking natural resource damages [...]