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Kentucky Riverkeeper, Inc. v. Midkiff

A district court dismissed environmental groups' suit for declaratory and injunctive relief challenging the U.S. Army Corps of...

Allens Creek/Corbetts Glen Preservation Group, Inc. v. Caldera

The court holds that the equitable doctrine of laches bars a community group's Administrative Procedure Act and Clean Water Act (CWA) claims seeking to prevent the permitted filling of a wetland and, hence, to stop further development...

Informed Citizens United, Inc. v. USX Corp.

The court grants summary judgment to a company that allegedly violated its Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) §404 permit by filling wetlands in contradiction of its mitigation plan. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers authorized...

United States v. Banks

The court affirms a district court decision that a property owner violated the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) by discharging dredged material and fill into adjacent wetlands without a permit. The court first rejects the...