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EPA and Army Seek Additional Public Comment on Proposed Repeal of “Waters of the U.S.” Definition
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2018

The U.S. EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers recently issued a supplemental proposal to the July 2017 proposed action to repeal the 2015 definition


Clean Water Act Update - Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Repeal the 2015 WOTUS Rule
  • Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2018

On July 12, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (the "Corps") published a Supplemental Notice


Supplemental legal analysis provides additional support for Administration’s narrower interpretation of “waters of the United States.”
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2018

Topics discussed this week include Supplemental legal analysis provides additional support for Administration’s narrower interpretation of “waters of


Seventh Circuit Remands “Waters of the United States” Case to Corps of Engineers to Determine Whether there is a “Significant Nexus”
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2018

On June 27, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit decided the case of Orchard Hill Building Co. v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Court


BSEE Proposes Revisions to 2016 Well Control Rule; Public Comment Period Open Until Early July
  • King & Spalding LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2018

On May 11, 2018, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) announced proposed revisions to the Oil and Gas and Sulfur Operations in


Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2018

Federal agencies must often balance competing policy concerns and legal requirements. This process may be difficult and fraught with intense public


Court of Federal Claims: Upstream Hurricane Harvey Case Will Proceed to Trial
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2018

On May 24, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims decided one of what may be many cases involving the terrible flooding wrought by Hurricane Harvey in the


House Subcommittee on Energy Holds Hearing on Hydropower Licensing
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2018

On June 7, 2018, the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy held a hearing to review improving interagency coordination for the


Twelve Federal Agencies Commit to Implement Executive Order to Streamline Environmental Review and Approval of Major Infrastructure Projects
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2018

On April 9, 2018, the heads of twelve Federal agencies and departments entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) committing their respective


Contractor’s Inferior Knowledge and Mistake Are No Excuse for Avoiding the Preclusive Effect of a Contractual Release
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2018

As the following decision demonstrates, careful recordkeeping can be critical to avoid forfeiting a claim upon the completion of a project with