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Inside EPA - 02/22/2019

High Court Takes Up Suit Testing CWA Liability For Groundwater Releases

February 19, 2019
The Supreme Court has granted review in one of the two pending cases where municipal, state, industry and other interests are hoping to reverse a pair of circuit court decisions imposing Clean Water Act (CWA) liability for pollution that flows through groundwater into surface waters, ahead of EPA's planned policy action on the subject. In its Feb. 19 orders , the high court granted the petition for certiorari in Hawai'i Wildlife Fund, et al., v. County of Maui ,...

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