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EPA Seeks Comments On Draft Interim Recommendations For Addressing Emerging Contaminants PFOA And PFOS In Groundwater
EPA has released its Draft Interim Recommendations for Addressing Groundwater Contaminated with Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS)
United States
16 May 2019
SCOTUS Will Review Ninth Circuit Decision On Scope Of Clean Water Act Jurisdiction
The U.S. Supreme Court recently decided to take up review of a circuit court conflict regarding the jurisdictional reach of the Clean Water Act ("CWA").
United States
27 Feb 2019
EPA Announces PFAS Action Plan
On February 14, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its PFAS Action Plan.
United States
22 Feb 2019
Supreme Court Shows Apparent Interest In Reviewing "Hydrologic Connection" Theory Of Clean Water Act Liability
The US Supreme Court may be poised to review two 2018 decisions in the Fourth and Ninth Circuits, both of which applied the so-called ‘hydrological connection" theory to extend jurisdiction of the Clean Water Act ("CWA") to cover pollutants that reach surface waters via groundwater.
United States
10 Jan 2019
Expansion Of The "Waters Of The U.S." Rule Delayed; Replacement Rule In The Works
On February 6, 2018, the EPA formally suspended the Obama-era "Waters of the U.S." rule until 2020. This delayed implementation will provide the Trump administration with additional time to issue a clearer ...
United States
11 Apr 2018
Supreme Court Rules Landowners Can Challenge Jurisdictional Determinations
Yesterday, in a unanimous ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court held in USACE v. Hawkes Co. that approved jurisdictional determinations ("JD") are final actions which can be reviewed by the courts.
United States
1 Jun 2016
The Business Of Water Service
If you turn a water faucet handle, you expect that clean water to pour forth. If you flush a toilet, you expect waste to disappear.
United States
10 Apr 2016
State Government Control Of Local Water Systems
Under basic law, a North Carolina municipality possesses only those powers granted by the General Assembly.
United States
9 Feb 2016
Critical Resources And Land Development: "Water Wars" Are On The Horizon
As we've posited in this space before, water will be the oil of the 21st century. In what way? Its value, its scarcity, its requirement for development.
United States
26 Feb 2015
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