TITLE

IN THE COURTS

PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
National Wetlands Newsletter;Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents several court rulings in the U.S. Michigan Supreme Court held that a plan of a company to discharge contaminated water from an environmental cleanup site is accountable under the Michigan Environmental Protection Act (MEPA) permission. Maryland court remanded provisions in a discharge permit for mining operations and concrete plans. The Fourth Circuit lower court decision upheld the conclusion of Army Corps of Engineers on jurisdiction over wetlands on developer's property.
ACCESSION #
58829963

 

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