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WOTUS Update: Breaking Down the Pre-2015 Regulatory Regime

In late August, a court in the District of Arizona issued a decision vacating the Navigable Waters Protection Rule (“NWPR”), the...

Paraquat Receives Interim Registration Decision, Faces Legal Challenges

On August 1, 2021, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published documents in the Federal Register announcing the Agency’s Interim Registration Review...

Arizona Court Vacates WOTUS Rule

UPDATE: Since the court’s ruling was issued, EPA has announced on its website that both it and the U.S. Army Corps of...

EPA Announces Decision to Revoke Chlorpyrifos Tolerances

On August 19, 2021, the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) announced its intention to publish a final rule in the Federal Register...

California Court Finds State Law Claims Not Preempted by FIFRA in Glyphosate Ruling

A California State Court of Appeal issued a ruling on August 9, 2021, upholding a jury verdict awarding millions of dollars...

California State Court Issues Pretrial Ruling In Roundup Case

A week before the trial of another lawsuit challenging the safety of Monsanto Company’s (“Monsanto”) Roundup products is scheduled to start,...

WOTUS Update: EPA Makes Announcement, Status Update for On-Going Lawsuits

On June 9, the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (“Corps”) released a joint statement announcing...

New Law Changes Wetland Regulation in the State of Indiana

In April, 2021, the State of Indiana adopted a new law concerning the regulation of interstate wetlands. Senate Bill 389 (“SB...

From Supreme Court to State Courts, Important Enviro Rulings from June 2021

The past few month has seen a series of important environmental law decisions from various courts across the United States. The...

Court Sets Aside Pesticide Registration For ESA Violations

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia recently issued an order vacating an action from Environmental Protection...

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The Deal with Dicamba: Report Examines EPA Decision to Register Dicamba in 2018

On May 24, 2021, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (“EPA”) Office of the Inspector General (“OIG”) issued a report addressing EPA’s 2018...

Ninth Circuit Upholds $25 Million Award to Plaintiff in Glyphosate Case

On May 14, 2021, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, issued a decision upholding a $25 million...

Pathways to Pesticide Cancellation Under FIFRA

Under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (“FIFRA”), pesticide manufacturers work with the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) to register pesticides...

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Ag & Food Law Daily Update: May 11, 2021

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.                                                                                                                                                 JUDICIAL: Includes...

Clearing the Air: Maryland Court Finds State Must Regulate Gaseous Ammonia Under CWA

A judge in a Maryland Circuit Court ruled in a decision released earlier this month that the state of Maryland must...

Hot Topics in Environmental Law: Recent Developments in 2021

The beginning of 2021 has seen major developments in several ongoing issues involving environmental laws and regulations. Many of these developments...

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Ag & Food Law Daily Update: March 11, 2021

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.                                                                                                                                                 JUDICIAL: Includes...

The Clean Water Act, the Corps, & Section 404

The Clean Water Act of 1972 (“CWA”) is the principal statute governing water quality in the United States. The goal of...

Environmentalists Challenge EPA Over Flood Project

A coalition of environmental groups filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) over the agency’s decision to revoke a...

Ninth Circuit Upholds Decision to Vacate General CWA Permit

On February 11, 2021, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court opinion finding that a nationwide Clean Water...