High Court Allows Challenges To Army Corps Water Decisions

By Juan Carlos Rodriguez (May 31, 2016, 10:28 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court said Tuesday that federal courts can review Army Corps of Engineers' determinations that a wetland is subject to Clean Water Act regulations, a win for landowners who complained they faced unreasonable hurdles when they disagreed with the agency's finding.

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that federal courts can review Army Corps of Engineers' determinations that a wetland is subject to Clean Water Act regulations. (Credit: Jimmy Hoover/Law360) In a unanimous ruling, the justices upheld the Eighth Circuit's ruling that so-called approved jurisdictional determinations are final agency actions that can be reviewed by courts under the Administrative...

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