PLF urges EPA to abandon the ‘conduit’ theory

May 10, 2018 | By DAMIEN SCHIFF

Today, PLF filed comments in response to an EPA request on whether the agency should abandon its support of the so-called “conduit” theory of Clean Water Act liability. The conduit theory has been used recently by a number of federal appellate and district courts to extend Clean Water Act liability to discharges of pollutants that R ...