EPA admits that Sackett applies beyond the Clean Water Act

In Sackett v. EPA, the United States Supreme Court held that compliance orders issued by EPA under the Clean Water Act are judicially reviewable under the Administrative Procedure Act.  Earlier (and I may say rather quietly) this year, EPA’s Office … Continue reading

Is the EPA’s new Clean Water Act guidance already on the shoals?

Author:  Damien M. Schiff For some time, the Corps and the EPA have been drafting revised guidance governing how the agencies  interpret the scope of their power under the Clean Water Act, following the Supreme Court's decision (and PLF's victory … Continue reading

Wolves in your backyard?

Author:  Damien M. Schiff This week, the Center for Biological Diversity submitted a petition to the Department of the Interior to have the United States Fish & Wildlife Service develop a nationwide wolf recovery program that could lead to the introduction of … Continue reading