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July 12, 2012

What a difference a circuit makes

Last week the Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in State of Delaware Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control v. United States Army Corps of Engineers that the Corps’ Delaware River dredging project was exempt from Clean Water Act regulation.  The Corps relied on the same provision of the Clean Water Act—Section 4 ...

March 30, 2011

When will the South Mississippi Delta get congressionally promised flood relief?

Author:  Damien M. Schiff Earlier this week, a federal court in Mississippi upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's veto of a much-needed flood control project in the Mississippi South Delta. Attorneys for PLF filed the suit on behalf of the Board of Mississippi Levee Commissioners, a state agency entrusted with protecting area resid ...