A shot to the moon that missed

Pacific Legal Foundation has long been in the courtroom challenging the EPA and the Corps’ extra-statutory and unconstitutional expansion of federal authority under the Clean Water Act.  Before PLF’s 2006 Supreme Court victory in Rapanos v. United States, the agencies … Continue reading

Bill to limit Clean Water Act passes House committee

Late last week, the House Transportation Committee approved H.R. 4965.  The bill, which now moves to the full House, would preclude EPA and the Army Corps from adopting the proposed Clean Water Act guidance that the agencies issued for public … Continue reading

A good decision from the Fourth Circuit dealing with Rapanos

Author:  Damien M. Schiff Today the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its decision in Precon Development Corp. v. United States Army Corps of Engineers.  The case concerned whether the Corps had jurisdiction over about 5 acres of wetlands on the … Continue reading