Limping Towards Clean Water Act Compliance San Francisco BayKeeper v. Whitman
- Ninth Circuit Protects Ability of Citizens to Sue Under Clean Water Act. Manchik, Estie A. // Ecology Law Quarterly;2003, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p761
Discusses the court's decision on the case, San Francisco BayKeeper Inc. v. Tosco Corp., regarding ability of citizens to sue under the U.S. Clean Water Act. Facts of the case; Charges filed against Tosco; Overview of the court's decision.
- Courts. // National Wetlands Newsletter;May/Jun2007, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p34
The article presents news briefs on court cases relating to wetlands. In the San Francisco Baykeeper v. Cargill Salt Division, the Ninth Circuit reversed a grant of summary judgment by the lower court in favor of the environmental group in Clean Water Act violation. In the case of Andrews v....
- Dow sued on Proposition 65. // Chemical Week;7/22/1998, Vol. 160 Issue 27, p57
Reports on the 1998 lawsuit filed by the San Francisco Bay Keepers against Dow Chemical's Pittsburg, California plant for violating Proposition 65. Allegation of the plaintiff regarding the company's federal National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit; Information on the...
- Comment on Recent Cases. O. K. M.; C. S. J.; M. C. L.; W. C. J.; C. H. T. Jr.; M. K. W.; W. E. C.; T. A. J. D.; W. W. F. Jr. // California Law Review;Sep13, Vol. 1 Issue 6, p532
Presents court cases and decisions in California for the year 1913. Discussion on the reversal for admission of incompetent testimony; Assessments on paid-up stock; Overvaluation of stock issued for property; Injunction of pollution of water by mining operations.
- Fourth Circuit Upholds the Army Corps of Engineers' Decision to Permit Mountaintop Waste Disposal in America's Rivers. Manchik, Alexandra // Ecology Law Quarterly;2003, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p755
Reviews the decision of the court on the Kentuckians for the Commonwealth v. Riverburgh case about administration of permits for the disposal of fill material in U.S. waterways under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. Facts of the case; Definition of fill material under the act; Arguments of...
- "A Breathtaking Assertion of Power"? Not Quite. Pronsolino v. Nastri and the Still Limited Role of Federal Regulation of Nonpoint Source Pollution. Garovoy, Jocelyn B. // Ecology Law Quarterly;2003, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p543
Explores the role of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to regulate nonpoint source pollution in the case, Pronsolino v. Nastri. Legal background of the U.S. Clean Water Act and its relevance to the nonpoint source pollution; Facts of the case; Economic incentives of adopting solutions to...
- BOGGED BY BLUEBERRIES. McManus, Reed // Sierra;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 89 Issue 6, p49
Focuses on a lawsuit filed by the Maine Chapter of the Sierra Club and other environmental groups against blueberry processor Cherryfield Foods. Allegations against Cherryfield Foods; Violations of the company based on the Clean Water Act.
- WADING IN: ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE AND QUEENSLAND'S CLEAN WATERS ACT 1971. Turton, David J. // James Cook University Law Review;2010, Vol. 17, p46
Queensland's environmental regulatory agencies during the Premiership of Joh Bjelke-Petersen remain neglected by scholars, despite much literature on the State's high profile conservation conflicts in this era, such as Fraser Island. This article investigates the administration of the Clean...
- Reversals at Supreme Court Raise Question: Is Water Commission on the Right Track? Tummons, Patricia // Environment Hawai'i;Feb2008, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p6
The article reports on the controversy regarding the decision of Hawaii's Supreme Court to the Commission on Water Resource Management. The lawyer of the environmental law firm, Earthjustice Isaac Moriwake said that the commission is not creating a move to provide precautionary measures to...