Developer Loses Bid To Block Govt.'s Clean Water Act Claims

Law360, New York (May 24, 2013, 8:41 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Friday denied a developer's request for an injunction barring the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Justice from pursuing Clean Water Act claims over his plans to develop his land, shifting the next phase of the dispute to ongoing civil proceedings.

Debate over the development of alleged wetlands owned by William Huntress, of Buffalo, N.Y., will continue through civil litigation against the developer, said U.S. District Judge William Skretny, who declined to put CWA claims to rest with a...
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