Massachusetts Case Tests Justices’ Analysis Of Maui Permitting Factors

August 30, 2022
Environmentalists are urging a federal court to reconsider its dismissal of their suit seeking to require a Clean Water Act (CWA) discharge permit for groundwater discharges at a Massachusetts wastewater treatment plant, in one of the first tests of the Supreme Court’s landmark decision on when permits are required for such discharges. In an Aug. 17 motion for reconsideration , the Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) asked the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts to reconsider its ruling in...

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