Victory in Decker: Supreme Court says NPDES permits not required for logging road runoff

The U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion this morning in Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center.  In a 7-1 decision, written by Justice Kennedy, the Court concluded that EPA’s Industrial … ›

Supplemental briefs in Decker give the Court many options

The parties in Decker filed their supplemental briefs with the Supreme Court today.  To recap: The issue in Decker is whether logging road owners must obtain National Pollution Discharge Elimination … ›

Supreme Court seeks supplemental briefing on new stormwater rule in Decker

First comes briefing, then comes oral argument, then comes . . . more briefing?  That’s what the Supreme Court decided in Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center yesterday, when it … ›

Last-minute EPA rule dominates questioning at Decker oral argument

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center earlier this week.  Recall that the issue in Decker is whether logging road owners and users … ›

PLF joins broad opposition to judicial expansion of Clean Water Act

PLF attorneys recently filed an amicus brief supporting Oregon state officials and several timber companies in the U.S. Supreme Court case Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center.  This is the … ›

U.S. Supreme Court to hear forest road runoff case

Good news from the U.S. Supreme Court today!  The Court announced that it will hear two cases dealing with the treatment of forest roads under the Clean Water Act in … ›

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Victory in Decker: Supreme Court says NPDES permits not required for logging road runoff

The U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion this morning in Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center.  In a 7-1 decision, written by Justice Kennedy, the Court concluded that EPA’s Industrial … ›

Supplemental briefs in Decker give the Court many options

The parties in Decker filed their supplemental briefs with the Supreme Court today.  To recap: The issue in Decker is whether logging road owners must obtain National Pollution Discharge Elimination … ›

Supreme Court seeks supplemental briefing on new stormwater rule in Decker

First comes briefing, then comes oral argument, then comes . . . more briefing?  That’s what the Supreme Court decided in Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center yesterday, when it … ›

Last-minute EPA rule dominates questioning at Decker oral argument

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center earlier this week.  Recall that the issue in Decker is whether logging road owners and users … ›

PLF joins broad opposition to judicial expansion of Clean Water Act

PLF attorneys recently filed an amicus brief supporting Oregon state officials and several timber companies in the U.S. Supreme Court case Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center.  This is the … ›

U.S. Supreme Court to hear forest road runoff case

Good news from the U.S. Supreme Court today!  The Court announced that it will hear two cases dealing with the treatment of forest roads under the Clean Water Act in … ›

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Victory in Decker: Supreme Court says NPDES permits not required for logging road runoff

The U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion this morning in Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center.  In a 7-1 decision, written by Justice Kennedy, the Court concluded that EPA’s Industrial … ›

Supplemental briefs in Decker give the Court many options

The parties in Decker filed their supplemental briefs with the Supreme Court today.  To recap: The issue in Decker is whether logging road owners must obtain National Pollution Discharge Elimination … ›

Supreme Court seeks supplemental briefing on new stormwater rule in Decker

First comes briefing, then comes oral argument, then comes . . . more briefing?  That’s what the Supreme Court decided in Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center yesterday, when it … ›

Last-minute EPA rule dominates questioning at Decker oral argument

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center earlier this week.  Recall that the issue in Decker is whether logging road owners and users … ›

PLF joins broad opposition to judicial expansion of Clean Water Act

PLF attorneys recently filed an amicus brief supporting Oregon state officials and several timber companies in the U.S. Supreme Court case Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center.  This is the … ›

U.S. Supreme Court to hear forest road runoff case

Good news from the U.S. Supreme Court today!  The Court announced that it will hear two cases dealing with the treatment of forest roads under the Clean Water Act in … ›

Victory in Decker: Supreme Court says NPDES permits not required for logging road runoff

The U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion this morning in Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center.  In a 7-1 decision, written by Justice Kennedy, the Court concluded that EPA’s Industrial … ›

Supplemental briefs in Decker give the Court many options

The parties in Decker filed their supplemental briefs with the Supreme Court today.  To recap: The issue in Decker is whether logging road owners must obtain National Pollution Discharge Elimination … ›

Supreme Court seeks supplemental briefing on new stormwater rule in Decker

First comes briefing, then comes oral argument, then comes . . . more briefing?  That’s what the Supreme Court decided in Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center yesterday, when it … ›

Last-minute EPA rule dominates questioning at Decker oral argument

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center earlier this week.  Recall that the issue in Decker is whether logging road owners and users … ›

PLF joins broad opposition to judicial expansion of Clean Water Act

PLF attorneys recently filed an amicus brief supporting Oregon state officials and several timber companies in the U.S. Supreme Court case Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center.  This is the … ›

U.S. Supreme Court to hear forest road runoff case

Good news from the U.S. Supreme Court today!  The Court announced that it will hear two cases dealing with the treatment of forest roads under the Clean Water Act in … ›