After SWANCC, the Fourth and Fifth Circuits Dispute Federal Jurisdiction over Non-navigable Waterways

Sislin, Caitlin
August 2004
Ecology Law Quarterly;2004, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p745
Academic Journal
Focuses on the position of the U.S. Fourth and Fifth Circuit Courts concerning the case filed against Deaton and In re Needham in 2003. Impact of the ruling of the Supreme Court on the lawsuit filed by the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County against U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on the position of the Circuit Courts; Implications of the cases for the identification of federal jurisdiction over non-navigable waterways; Comments on the disparities in the decision of the Circuits.


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