High Court Environmental Cases To Watch

By Juan Carlos Rodriguez (November 9, 2015, 7:27 PM EST) -- From a fierce battle over how the federal government may exercise its permitting powers under the Clean Water Act to whether provisions of the Endangered Species Act can displace those of the National Environmental Policy Act, the U.S. Supreme Court could decide some hot button environmental cases this term.

Here are a few cases to keep an eye on:

Corps v. Hawkes, Kent Recycling v. Corps

Environmental attorneys are watching closely to see if the high court will take one or both of these cases that could resolve a circuit split about whether the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' jurisdictional determinations...

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