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SCOTUS Overrules Special Master’s Water Wars Decision, and Remands It Back for Further Consideration
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2018

The most recent development in the decades-long water wars between Georgia, Florida, and Alabama occurred today at the Supreme Court. In a 5-4


USFWS Scales Back Need for Incidental Take Permits for Habitat Modification
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2018

On April 26, 2018, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (“FWS”) issued a memorandum addressing the need for an incidental take permit (“ITP”) under the


Major Rollbacks of USFWS Regulations on the Way
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2018

On April 2, 2018, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (“USFWS”) submitted three proposed rules to the Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”), which is


EPA Proposes to Classify Aerosol Cans as Universal Waste
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2018

EPA published a proposed rule (83 Fed. Reg. 11654) today that would ease the management standards for aerosol cans. Stakeholders, particularly the


Ninth Circuit Broadly Interprets Clean Water Act Jurisdiction
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2018

On February 1, 2018, the Ninth Circuit published Hawai’i Wildlife Fund v. County of Maui, which applied Clean Water Act (CWA) permitting requirements


U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Challenge to Designation of Unoccupied Habitat as Critical Habitat Under ESA
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2018

The scope and definition of critical habitat under Section 4 of the Endangered Species Act has been a controversial subject. In 2012, the U.S. Fish


Challenge to WOTUS Rule Heads Back to Georgia District Court
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2018

Earlier this week, the Supreme Court ruled that federal district courts, rather than appellate courts, are the proper venue to challenge the “Waters


Supreme Court Decides Jurisdiction for WOTUS Rule Challenges
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2018

Today, in a much-anticipated decision, the Supreme Court unanimously held that district courts are the proper courts to hear challenges to the


While Supreme Court Denies Petition for Appeal in Jobs Suit, EPA Plans to Revive Employment Impact Analyses
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2018

On January 8, the Supreme Court denied Murray Energy's petition for appeal of a Fourth Circuit decision that had rejected its efforts to obtain


Trump Administration Narrows the Scope of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 2 2018

On December 22, 2017, the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) reversed course and issued a Memorandum interpreting the scope of criminal liability