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Environmental Protection Agency Releases Clean Power Plan Replacement
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2018

This morning, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its proposed replacement for the Clean Power Plan (CPP) titled the “Affordable Clean


South Carolina Court Decision Makes the WOTUS Rule Effective in 26 States
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2018

Last Thursday, in South Carolina Coastal Conservation League v. Pruitt, South Carolina Federal District Court Judge Norton issued an order which made


Trump administration proposes broad changes to Endangered Species Act
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2018

On July 20, the U.S. Fish Wildlife Service (“USFWS”) and National Marine Fisheries Service (“NMFS”) (collectively, the “Services”) released


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


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


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