Risks For Developers Under EPA Stormwater Watch

Law360, New York (September 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In the midst of countless other struggles, residential homebuilders must now contend with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and its seemingly new agenda to pursue stormwater management violations.

Specifically, the Federal Register shows a new focus by the EPA on Clean Water Act violations, which have cost several large-scale residential homebuilders millions of dollars in penalties to the Federal Government.

The Clean Water Act establishes the basic structure for regulating discharges of pollutants into the waters of the United States and regulating quality standards for surface...
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