Timber Groups, Ore. Take CWA Fight To High Court

Law360, New York (September 26, 2011, 7:13 PM EDT) -- An Oregon state agency and timber industry groups this month asked the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on a ruling that runoff from logging roads in Oregon's Tillamook State Forest is subject to permitting requirements under the Clean Water Act.

The Oregon Board of Forestry and the groups want the justices to consider whether the ruling was a mistake in light of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's determination that the runoff was not subject to the CWA, filing separate petitions Sept. 13 that were obtained...
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