Bellevue, Washington, March 20, 2013: The U.S. Supreme Court today overturned the Ninth Circuit and held that rain runoff on logging roads is not “industrial pollution” that would require property owners to obtain Clean Water Act permits in order to use the roads.
Pacific Legal Foundation submitted an amicus brief urging the Court to decide as it did today.
PLF attorney Daniel A. Himebaugh, author of PLF’s brief to the Supreme Court, issued this statement today:
The case is Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center. Read a summary of the case and active documents on our website.