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Green Infrastructure for Chesapeake Stormwater Management in a Changing Climate

ELR Article

One of the greatest impacts of climate change on the Chesapeake Bay Watershed will be the need for stormwater management. With green infrastructure, the Chesapeake region is in position to take national leadership on the issue of...

Conservation Law Foundation v. EPA

ELR Case

The First Circuit held that stormwater running off parking lots and other paved surfaces at Harvard, MIT, and other Boston-area universities will remain unregulated even though it may be polluting the Charles River and its tributaries....

H.R. 3906, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

Nebraska: Quality

ELR State Update Item

S. 2358, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

Puget Soundkeeper Alliance v. Ranier Petroleum Corp.

ELR Case

A district court, on motions for summary judgment, held that a marine fueling, service, and storage facility in Seattle was liable under the CWA for various NPDES general permit violations. The company's stormwater discharges exceeded...

Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District v. Bath Township

ELR Case

The Supreme Court of Ohio held that a regional sewer district has the authority to create and impose fees for a stormwater management program. The applicable statute authorizes the sewer district to collect, treat, and dispose of "waste...