High Court To Tackle Clean Water Act, Sonar Disputes

Law360, New York (August 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Four environmental cases are up for review by the U.S. Supreme Court in the coming term, including a case that seeks to exempt the U.S. Navy’s sonar activities from federal law in the name of national security and another that could have broad implications on environmental groups’ standing to file suits.

The high court agreed this year to take a closer look at these cases and two Clean Water Act disputes and is slated to hear oral arguments starting in October.

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