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Southern District of Florida overrules corps' attempt to broaden its wetlands jurisdiction through the Stockton rules

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 11 2010

On September 28, 2010, U.S. District Judge K. Michael Moore of the Southern District of Florida entered an order setting aside and enjoining enforcement of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ guidance documents (Issue Paper Regarding “Normal Circumstances”, ECF No. 18-22; Memorandum for South Atlantic Division Commander, ECF No. 18-23), which together had significantly modified the Corps’ interpretation of its wetlands regulation that states: “Waters of the United States do not include prior converted cropland.” 33 C.F.R. 328(a)(8

Dealing with the government don’t be left holding the bag

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 29 2012

“...citizens dealing with the government are charged with knowledge of the limits imposed on governmental employees’ authority and the narrow scope of their accountability.”

Massachusetts High Court limits the scope of Article 97

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2013

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) recently held that the redevelopment of land taken for urban renewal is not subject to legislative

Corps drops appeal over wetlands rules

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 21 2011

As we wrote earlier, in New Hope Power Company and Okeelanta Corporation v. United States Army Corps of Engineers and Steven L. Stockton, U.S. District Judge K. Michael Moore of the Southern District of Florida enjoined the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' from enforcing its guidance documents, which modified the Corps's interpretation of its wetlands regulations

Arizona Supreme Court clarifies ‘Gift Clause' limits on public payments to private parties

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2010

On January 25, 2010, the Arizona Supreme Court issued its decision in Turken v. Gordon, et al, Ariz. S. Ct. No. CV-09-0042-PR, addressing the limits imposed by the Arizona Constitution’s “Gift Clause” on public payments to private parties