Topic: Clean Water Act

Supreme Court to Logging Industry and EPA: You’re Right – Permits Not Required for Stormwater Runoff

“While EPA got the result that it wanted here, the decision may come back to haunt it in the long run…” (Foley Hoag) Environmental regulation, like politics, makes strange bedfellows… In late March, the US Supreme Court handed a victory to both the country’s logging industry and the federal agency charged with protecting the environment… Read more »

EPA News: Latest Need-to-Know from JD Supra

What’s new at the Environmental Protection Agency? A temporary suspension of contracts with BP Exploration and Production, Superfund guidance, an NSR settlement, and more. For your reference, a roundup of EPA-related law news and updates: EPA’s Temporary Suspension of BP Contracts with the U.S. Government–The Other Shoe to Drop (Warner Norcross & Judd): “On Wednesday,… Read more »

Sunny With a Chance of Rain: Latest Updates on the Environmental Protection Agency

“You win some, you lose some,” might be the motto these days at the Environmental Protection Agency, which has recently seen a legal win in Texas, a loss in the DC District Court, and an unfortunate data breach exposing the personal financial information of nearly 8,000 employees: “The Washington Business Journal published a report of… Read more »