National Mining Association v. Army Corps of Engineers
- Wetlands decision by highest court has opened the door for developers. Horder, Richard // National Real Estate Investor;Apr2001, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p128
Discusses the ruling of the United States (U.S.) Supreme Court on the case of the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County in Chicago, Illinois versus the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Facts of the case; Information on Section 404 of the Clean Water Act that requires permit application for...
- NAHB sues over permit charges. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;03/17/97, Vol. 238 Issue 11, p21
Reports on a lawsuit filed by the National Association of Home Builders against the US Army Corps of Engineers. Lawsuit for disallowing public comment in issuing new rules that will affect a broad wetlands construction permit involving the organization.
- Hawkes Co. and the Public Policy Rationale for Allowing Court Review of Jurisdictional Determinations. ROTHSCHILD, LOWELL // National Wetlands Newsletter;Jul/Aug2015, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p14
The article discusses aspects of U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit case April 10, 2015 decision in the case Hawkes Co. v. Corps of Engineers and the public policy rationale for allowing court review of jurisdictional determinations. It also offers a comparison of the court's decision...
- Lawsuit Filed to Save Sparrow. Daerr, Elizabeth G. // National Parks;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 74 Issue 1/2, p13
The article discusses the lawsuit filed against the United States Army Corps of Engineers for its failure to restore water levels at Cape Sable seaside sparrow in Miami, Florida. Flood protection for the residents; Flooding caused by hurricane Irene; Buyout of properties by South Florida Water...
- Government liable for beach erosion. // American City & County;Sep94, Vol. 109 Issue 10, p20
Reports on the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit's ruling on the liability of the Army Corps of Engineers for beach erosion in Brevard County, Florida. Plaintiffs' argument that erosion constituted unjust `taking' of private property.
- Activists pressing court challenge to controversial L.A. ... Marois, Michael B. // Bond Buyer;11/04/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30266, p31
Reports the plan of a coalition of environmentalists to petition a federal judge in Los Angeles, California to prolong an order halting the construction of the commercial and residential project of Playa Vista. Amount of MelloRoos bonds over fifteen years planned by Los Angeles and Los Angeles...
- United States v. Newdunn. // National Wetlands Newsletter;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p22
Cites a case involving the question of jurisdiction between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Newdunn Associates. Contention on Virginia's wetland protection law and the utilization of 38 acres of wetlands without federal or state permits; Ruling in favor of Newdunn Associates.
- U.S. challenges wetlands ruling. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;01/26/98, Vol. 240 Issue 4, p32
Reports in January 1998, that federal officials asked the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to revisit its decision in the `U.S. v. Wilson' case, which restricts the Corps of Engineers regulatory control over wetlands. Description of the decision that court gave; Position of the federal officials.
- IN THE COURTS. // National Wetlands Newsletter;Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p28
The article discusses court cases related to environmental protection in the U.S. as of November 1, 2013. Among the cases are the Precon Development Corp. v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Tri-Realty Co. v. Ursinus College, and the Huron Mountain Club v. U.S. Army Corps of...