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9th Circ. Won't Delay Maui Groundwater Mandate

Law360 (April 13, 2018, 4:35 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit on Thursday rebuffed a bid by Hawaii's Maui County to freeze the effect of a recent ruling that made wastewater injections whose pollution reaches navigable U.S. waters via groundwater subject to Clean Water Act permitting requirements, while the county pursues a U.S. Supreme Court appeal.

Maui County on April 3 urged the appeals court to stay the mandate on a panel's February ruling that upheld a lower court's decision saying that the county violated the CWA by allowing pollutants from four wastewater injection...
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Case Information

Case Title

Hawaii Wildlife Fund, et al v. County of Maui

Case Number



Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3893 Environmental Matters

Date Filed

December 15, 2015

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