Despite Settlement Talks, County Presses Supreme Court Groundwater Suit

May 10, 2019
The county of Maui, HI, is urging the Supreme Court to block Clean Water Act (CWA) liability and permit mandates for pollution that travels through groundwater to surface waters, even as elected officials there are debating whether to settle the case in order to avoid a ruling that would limit EPA and state regulators’ CWA authority nationwide. Maui filed its merits brief in the high court case, County of Maui v. Hawai'i Wildlife Fund, et al. , on May 9,...

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