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EPA Announces Proposed Rule to Rescind ‘Waters of the United States’ Rule
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2017

On June 27, 2017, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced that EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers will be publishing a proposed rule (the


Tennessee Urges EPA to Adopt the “Tennessee Plan” to Define WOTUS
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2017

The commissioners of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) and the Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) recently


Water Resource Development Act: Federal Court Addresses Whether Corps Imposed Improper Mitigation Requirements for Removal of Borrow Material
  • Mitchell Williams Selig Gates & Woodyard PLLC
  • USA
  • October 28 2016

A federal district court (Eastern District of Louisiana) addressed a dispute involving mitigation requirements imposed by the Army Corps of Engineers


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Little Rock District) Public Notice Addressing Donna Fill, Inc. Permit ApplicationAssociated Sand and Gravel Dredging Operations
  • Mitchell Williams Selig Gates & Woodyard PLLC
  • USA
  • July 25 2016

The United States Army Corps of Engineers (Little Rock District)("Corps") issued a July 26th Public Notice referencing a Section 10 Rivers and


2016 U.S. Senate Water Resources Development Act: National Association of Clean Water Agencies Notes Favorable Congressional Budget Office Score
  • Mitchell Williams Selig Gates & Woodyard PLLC
  • USA
  • June 29 2016

National Association of Clean Water Agencies (“NACWA”) noted in its June 17th publication Clean Water Current that the Congressional Budget Office


Corps of engineers launch national levee database: mapping tool allows users to see federal levee systems, ratings, firms, and real-time weather
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2011

In 2007, Congress tasked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with a daunting task: create a user-friendly database of the nation’s estimated 100,000 miles of levees.


New Mexico's top water official resigns
  • Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2011

New Mexico's State Engineer, John D'Antonio, announced on Tuesday, October 4, that he would be resigning from his job as the state's top water official and would be taking a job with his former employer, the Army Corps of Engineers.


ELI report identifies water and wetlands outside CWA jurisdiction
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2011

A recent Environmental Law Institute (ELI ) report identifies the types of waters and wetlands that are unregulated by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (Corps) following Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCO) v. Corps, 531 U.S. 159 (2001), and Rapanos v. United States, 547 U.S. 715 (2006), which limited federal jurisdiction.


Seventh Circuit refuses to order Corps to stop migration of Asian carp into Great Lakes
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 2 2011

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has denied requests by the attorneys general of Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin for an order requiring the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to take measures to halt the migration of Asian carp into the Great Lakes.


Of Texans and light bulbs. And unconstitutional laws
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2011

What is it with Texans and light bulbs lately?