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

June 25, 2012 | By BRIAN HODGES

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 its upcoming term.  The question the Court will address is whether rainwater running off forest roads must be regulated as point source pollution, making forest … ...


Supreme Court seeks supplemental briefing on new stormwater rule in Decker

January 09, 2013 | By BRIAN HODGES

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 invited the parties and the Solicitor General to file supplemental briefs. When the Court heard oral argument last month, most of the Court’s quest ...