Groundwater as a Point Source?

Groundwater as a Point Source?

The United States Supreme Court has agreed to hear oral argument this fall regarding whether the discharge of pollutants through groundwater requires an NPDES permit.

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What does Trump mean for EPA's Waters of the US Rule?

What does Trump mean for EPA's Waters of the US Rule?

During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump indicated he would gut the EPA and vastly reduce the number and scope of federal regulations. Now that Trump has been elected, what can we expect from his administration on the Waters of the US (WOTUS) rule that is currently in legal limbo? 

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Appealing Wetland Determinations: The Hawkes Decision

Appealing Wetland Determinations: The Hawkes Decision

Many farmers have been there: a state or federal governmental body says that you have protected wetlands on your property. You can't farm that land. You can't take down the tree line dividing your field. Damage or fill in that wetland and you could be subject to criminal and civil penalties. So what is a farmer to do if he thinks the government is wrong, and his land is not a wetland? The Supreme Court's recent Hawkes decision provides guidance.

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