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13 Mar 2018, 9:00 am
Appx. 237 (5th Cir. 2017), the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed an $81 million civil penalty assessment under the federal Clean Water Act (“CWA”) against CITGO Petroleum Corp. [read post]
12 Mar 2018, 2:11 pm by Jon Brodkin
A settlement with Verizon "will require the company to repair 54 central offices across the state, replace bad cable, defective equipment, faulty back-up batteries, and to take down 64,000 double telephone poles," the Communications Workers of America (CWA) union said last week. [read post]
7 Mar 2018, 3:22 pm by Anthony B. Cavender
 District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana granted a motion for a preliminary injunction filed by a group of environmental plaintiffs seeking to halt the construction of an oil pipeline in the Atchafalaya Basin in Louisiana, which has received Clean Water Act (CWA) permits from the U.S. [read post]
6 Mar 2018, 2:43 pm by STEPHEN HOLZER
County of Mali), , has ruled that CWA jurisdiction does exist under such circumstance. [read post]
27 Feb 2018, 7:09 am by Lindsay Offutt
Environmental Protection Agency [docket] was whether the CWA requires dischargers to have a permit for every water transfer, pursuant to the CWA's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System provision. [read post]
7 Feb 2018, 12:00 am by Public Employment Law Press
The arbitrator further determined, however, that a permanent demotion was unreasonable and arbitrary, and converted the proposed penalty to a demotion for a term of one year.The CWA asked Supreme Court to confirm the arbitration award while the Town asked the court to vacate the award in part on the ground that the award exceeded the scope of the arbitrator's authority.Supreme Court sustained Greece’s motion to vacate the award and remanded the matter to the Town for its… [read post]
6 Feb 2018, 10:30 am by Anthony B. Cavender
Army Corps of Engineers which establishes an “applicability date” for the 2015 Rule redefining the regulatory definition of “Waters of the United States,” as used in many Clean Water Act (CWA) rules and as enforced and implemented by these agencies, was published. [read post]
4 Feb 2018, 12:00 pm by Stuart Kaplow
The law was intended to target big, point source pollution like sewage leaks and oil spills, and the continuing efforts to use it to use a definition of navigable water from the 1899 Rivers and Harbors Act to describe the scope of the CWA, not only does not well serve the potable water issues of the day, and are not only junk science, but silly talk. [read post]
4 Feb 2018, 11:30 am by Seth Jaffe
  Although not solidly grounded in the text of the CWA, I admit I like the approach taken in Tennessee Clean Water Network v. [read post]
2 Feb 2018, 6:45 am by Steven Boutwell
Army Corps of Engineers challenging permits and authorizations issued by the Corps under § 404 of the Clean Water Act (“CWA”) and under the Rivers and Harbors Act (“RHA”) for construction and operation of the pipeline. [read post]
29 Jan 2018, 3:25 pm by Anthony B. Cavender
Army Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) Clean Water Act (CWA) rule redefining “Waters of the United States. [read post]
25 Jan 2018, 8:16 pm by Anthony B. Cavender
District Courts in Massachusetts and Rhode Island dismissing the Clean Water Act (CWA) Citizen Suits filed against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its administrator, Scott Pruitt. [read post]
22 Jan 2018, 9:00 am by Anthony B. Cavender
Whereas all appeals of most EPA Clean Air Act (CAA) rules must be heard in the federal courts of appeals, Congress chose not to do this under the CWA. [read post]
16 Jan 2018, 6:44 am by Walter James
Under the adjustment civil penalties (assessed on or after January 15, 2018, for violations occurring after November 2, 2015), for example, increase as follows: CAA: from $95,284.00 to $97,229.00; CWA: from $52,414.00 to $53,484.00; and RCRA: from $71,264.00 to $72,718.00. [read post]
3 Jan 2018, 12:52 pm by Jon Brodkin
AT&T is "instituting an unprecedented massive layoff of employees represented by the union while at the same time massively subcontracting work that the employees are trained and qualified to perform," the Communications Workers of America (CWA) said in a lawsuit filed Saturday in US District Court in Austin, Texas. [read post]