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Will the 30 x 30 Initiative Protect 30% of Freshwaters by 2030?

Posted on January 12, 2022 by Sandra B. Zellmer A global movement is underway to protect 30 percent of.... Read More

ACOEL Posts Video of ACOEL-Columbia Univ-EDF-FANJ Joint Webinar on US-Cuba Environmental Cooperation

Posted on August 5, 2021 by David B. Farer Earlier this year, ACOEL co-sponsored and participated in a joint.... Read More

A Win for the Chesapeake Bay

The Chesapeake Legal Alliance recently won a notable victory for the Assateague Coastal Trust in a successful challenge to.... Read More

EPA Finalizes New Clean Water Acts Section 401 Certification Rules- Will States Bite Back?

Posted on June 10, 2020 by Rick Glick On June 1, 2020, the Environmental Protection Agency released its new rules implementing section 401.... Read More

Not So Fast! Oregon DEQ Objects to EPA’s Draft NPDES Permits for Lower Columbia River Dams

Posted on May 21, 2020 by Rick Glick On May 15, 2020, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (“DEQ”) submitted a letter to.... Read More

Modern Day Alchemy: New Help for Treating Acid Mine Drainage

Posted on March 11, 2020 by Robert Uram Two promising new technologies—recovery of rare earths from acid mine drainage (AMD and.... Read More

The PFAS Battle Heats Up In The Northeast?

Posted on January 27, 2020 by Barry Needleman New Hampshire, like many northeast states, is pursuing a concerted regulatory and litigation.... Read More


Posted on November 26, 2019 by David Flannery In an earlier blog, I raised the question of “When Should A Regulatory Program.... Read More

What’s on the Menu: Trout or Shark?

Posted on May 21, 2019 by Kathy Beckett In 2015, EPA published its final updated ambient water quality criteria for the.... Read More

Did a Bureaucratic Fog Envelop the Flint Water Crisis?

Posted on April 23, 2019 by Ronald R. Janke The Flint water crisis began in April 2014 when the City of.... Read More