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Water Groups Criticize CWA Ruling, Ask 9th Circ. To Revisit

Law360 (March 9, 2018, 6:52 PM EST) -- A coalition of water regulators and governmental associations on Thursday backed a Hawaii county's request that the full Ninth Circuit revisit a panel ruling that made a type of wastewater injection pollution subject to Clean Water Act permitting requirements, arguing the standard was unnecessary and infeasible.

The coalition, which includes the Association of California Water Agencies, the National League of Cities and others, said in an amici curiae brief that the panel’s decision will expand the scope of the Clean Water Act far beyond its original...
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Hawaii Wildlife Fund, et al v. County of Maui


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15-17447

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Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3893 Environmental Matters

Date Filed

December 15, 2015

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