Category: Clean Water Act

Army Corps of Engineers 404 Permit Process

Corps permits are also necessary for any work, including construction and dredging, in the Nation’s navigable waters. The Corps balances the reasonably foreseeable benefits and detriments of proposed projects, and makes permit decisions that recognize the essential values of the…

GAO – Making the Clean Water Act Work

CLEAN WATER ACT – Changes Needed If Key EPA Program Is to Help Fulfill the Nation’s Water Quality Goals, GAO-14-80 What GAO Found The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the states each have responsibilities for developing and implementing pollution targets,…

Friends of the Everglades 2009

Friends of the Everglades v. South Florida Water Management District, 570 F.3d 1210 (11th Cir. 2009), cert. denied, 131 S. Ct. 643 (2010). Petition for certiorari Brief for United States Sugar Corporation in opposition Brief for the United States in opposition…

The Tulloch Rule

The Tulloch Cases and rule deal with the redeposition of dredged material. Tulloch II – The decision on remand of Tulloch I Tulloch chronology thru 2001 Tulloch_Conforming_Q-As – EPA’s modification of the rule based on the cases. The EPA stepped back to…