Tag Archives: Clean Water Act

Don’t step in that Puddle! The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Adopts new Iowa Stream Mitigation Rules

Before someone decides to remove or alter “Waters of the United States” (“WOTUS”) through construction, plowing, grading or other similarly activities a 404(b) permit must be obtained. Part of the permitting process involves proving that the  “Least Damaging Practicable Alternative” … Continue reading

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Gulf Restoration Network v. Jackson – EPA must decide if it can impose numeric nutrient criteria for the Mississippi and Gulf

NOTE: This case has been appealed as of November 18, 2013 by the EPA.  The recent district court decision of Gulf Restoration Network v. Jackson is another win for environmental groups seeking to impose regulations through judges instead of through … Continue reading

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