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January 12, 2017

Briefing complete in wetlands jurisdictional challenge

Today, we filed our reply brief on appeal in Universal Welding, Inc. v. United States Army Corps of Engineers. The case concerns the scope of a rarely addressed (and even more rarely applied) regulatory exception to the Corps’ wetland jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act. According to the Corps’ long-standing rule, the agency general ...

July 23, 2010

Clean Water Act victory in Alaska—round two

Author:  Damien M. Schiff A few weeks ago I reported on PLF's victory in Great Northwest, Inc. v. United States Army Corps of Engineers, in the District of Alaska.  The case concerned the Corps' Clean Water Act regulatory exception for wetlands adjacent to other, jurisdictional wetlands.  The court ruled in our favor, hold ...