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Court Finds BLM Failed to Meet Regulatory Requirements

Posted January 6, 2014   In Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance v. Burke, No. 2:12CV257DAK, 2013 WL 5916815, D. Utah (Nov. 4,...

Iowa Ethanol Company Fined $10,000 for Fish Kill

Posted December 16, 2013   Golden Grain Energy, an Iowa ethanol company has been fined $10,000 by the Iowa Department of...

USDA and EPA Partnership Supports Water Quality Trading

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

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

Posted November 18, 2013   On Friday, a special master appointed by the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a demand that Nebraska...

House Names Conferees for Water Resources Bill

Posted November 18, 2013   Leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives have named the legislators who will negotiate and reconcile...

Senate Names Conferees for Water Resources Bill

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

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

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

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”

Posted September 24, 2013   On Friday, a U.S. District Judge ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has six months...

CA Judge Says Water Right Fee is Invalid

Posted September 19, 2013   In a proposed decision, Sacramento County Superior Court Judge, Raymond Cadei, said a fee charged to...

Southeast Water Wars: Florida vs. Georgia Water Dispute To Be Filed in U.S. Supreme Court

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

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

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

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

Posted:  June 7, 2013 In Mingo Logan Coal Co. v. U.S. E.P.A., 714 F.3d 608, the United States Court of...

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

On March 6, from 12-1 p.m. (Central), the Arkansas Bar Association will host a webinar covering state and federal law water...