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Category "Environmental Liability"

Fourth Circuit Find Army Corps Lacked Statutory Authority to Nullify State-Imposed Special Conditions on CWA Nationwide Permit

A pipeline developer sought to rely on a nationwide permit under the federal Clean Water [...]

Automakers File Amicus Brief in the Ninth Circuit in the Volkswagen ‘Clean Diesel’ Suit Arguing for Federal Preemption

On December 13, 2018, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Inc., the Association of Global Automakers, [...]

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. District Court Concludes Federal Agencies’ Environmental Assessment of Coastal ‘Fracking’ Violated the ESA and Coastal Zone Act

The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California recently granted in part and [...]