In: Water Law
Court Finds BLM Failed to Meet Regulatory Requirements
- January 6, 2014
Posted January 6, 2014 In Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance v. Burke, No. 2:12CV257DAK, 2013 WL 5916815, D. Utah (Nov. 4,...
USDA and EPA Partnership Supports Water Quality Trading
- December 6, 2013
Posted December 6, 2013 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced an expanded...
Groups to Sue Iowa Hog Operation over Manure Spills
- November 25, 2013
Posted November 25, 2013 After a manure spill earlier this month at one of Iowa’s largest hog operations, a coalition...
Special Master Rules in Favor of Nebraska in Water Dispute
- November 18, 2013
Posted November 18, 2013 On Friday, a special master appointed by the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a demand that Nebraska...
Senate Names Conferees for Water Resources Bill
- November 8, 2013
Posted November 8, 2013 This week, the U.S. Senate named the legislators who will negotiate and reconcile the Water Resources...
Florida Aquaculture Advocates Call for Plan to Protect Apalachicola Bay
- November 8, 2013
Posted November 8, 2013 Florida seafood dealers have asked the state to develop a comprehensive plan for managing and restoring...
District Court Dismisses Nebraska Water Rights Lawsuit
- October 10, 2013
Posted October 10, 2013 In Frenchman Cambridge Irr. Dist. V. Heineman, No. 8:12CV445, 2013 WL 5367353 (D.D.C. September 24, 2013),...
EPA Proposed Rule to Clarify Clean Water Act Jurisdiction
- September 26, 2013
Posted September 26, 2013 A proposed rule intended to clarify which waters and wetlands are protected under the Clean Water...
District Court Ruling Forces EPA Action on “Dead Zone”
- September 24, 2013
Posted September 24, 2013 On Friday, a U.S. District Judge ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has six months...
Southeast Water Wars: Florida vs. Georgia Water Dispute To Be Filed in U.S. Supreme Court
- August 22, 2013
Posted August 22, 2013 It’s Florida vs. Georgia in a battle with implications for Alabama, and, believe it or...
Arizona Groundwater Credit Rule Causes Controversy With Farmers
- August 15, 2013
Posted August 15, 2013 Farm groups in Arizona oppose an Arizona Department of Water Resources rule modification that would gradually eliminate...
FDA Meets with Farmers Concerned about Water Regulations
- August 15, 2013
Posted August 15, 2013 Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials recently met with farmers in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington to listen...
Upcoming: American Agricultural Law Association Annual Meeting
- July 24, 2013
Posted: July 24, 2013 The 34th Annual Conference of the American Agricultural Law Association will be held October 31 – November 2, 2013 at the Concourse...
D.C. Circuit Holds That EPA Can Withdraw §404 Permit Site Specifications Post-Permit
- June 7, 2013
Posted: June 7, 2013 In Mingo Logan Coal Co. v. U.S. E.P.A., 714 F.3d 608, the United States Court of...
- April 4, 2013
Reuters reports that the Environmental Protection Agency has named thirty-one experts to review an upcoming report on “fracking,” the term...
March 6 Webinar on State and Federal Water Law Issues, CLE Credit Available
- February 28, 2013
On March 6, from 12-1 p.m. (Central), the Arkansas Bar Association will host a webinar covering state and federal law water...
Free Ag Law Webinar on Aug. 30 to Help Farmers Deal With 2012 Drought
- August 13, 2012
On August 30 at 11-12 Central, a free webinar will be provided by the National Agricultural Law Center to help farmers...