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The New Mexico Supreme Court Holds that the Copper Mine Remediation Rule is Consistent with the Water Quality Act

Posted on September 24, 2018 by Thomas Hnasko Since 2013, when the New Mexico Water Quality Control Commission (“WQCC”) enacted the.... Read More

Strong Headwinds Face Water Quality Trading in the Chesapeake

Posted on August 2, 2018 by Ridgway Hall The Chesapeake Bay watershed covers 64,000 square miles in parts of Maryland, Virginia,.... Read More


Posted on June 26, 2018 by Ridgway Hall Exelon owns and operates the Conowingo Dam across the Susquehanna River in Maryland.... Read More

Big Tribal Victory in Culvert Case, Big Implications for Taxpayers

Posted on June 13, 2018 by Rick Glick On June 11, the Supreme Court issued a one-sentence order affirming the Ninth Circuit’s 2016 judgment in United.... Read More

Water Quality: Wading Into Trading

Posted on November 28, 2017 by Ridgway Hall For over 20 years EPA has been promoting water quality trading – with.... Read More

Cooperative Federalism – 1; State Defendants in the Flint Water Crisis – 0

Posted on September 26, 2017 by Jeffrey Haynes In a case of first impression, a divided Sixth Circuit held that the.... Read More


Posted on May 31, 2017 by Michael Hardy On May 11, 2017, I published a blog piece about the efforts of the Army.... Read More

The Cuyahoga River Makes News Again

Posted on May 11, 2017 by Michael Hardy To many environmental law veterans, the name of the Cuyahoga River triggers memories. .... Read More

New Tools for Water Quality Trading

Posted on September 26, 2016 by Ridgway Hall For well over a decade states and stakeholders have been trying to develop.... Read More

New Mexico Supreme Court to Determine if Copper Rule Prevents, Rather Than Encourages, Ground Water Pollution

Posted on September 23, 2016 by Thomas Hnasko The New Mexico Water Quality Control Commission enacted what is arguably the most.... Read More