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Category "Eastern Water Law & Policy"

U.S. District Court Dismisses Clean Water Act Citizen Suit Challenging Unpermitted Discharge of Pollutants Via Groundwater Seeps

Environmental group brought citizen suit challenging unpermitted discharge of coal ash wastewater via groundwater seeps [...]

U.S. Supreme Court Reverses Fifth Circuit—Limits Agency Discretion under the Endangered Species Act in Addressing the Dusky Gopher Frog

The U.S. Supreme Court has held that a designation by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife [...]

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 [...]