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CWA Regulation of Discharges to Groundwater: Permitting Uncertainty in Light of Circuit Court Split

May 23, 2019 10:00am11:30am

Sarah Bell will speak on the Strafford live webinar, "CWA Regulation of Discharges to Groundwater: Permitting Uncertainty in Light of Circuit Court Split."

This CLE webinar will discuss the "indirect discharge" theory of Clean Water Act (CWA) liability, its disparate treatment by federal appellate courts and the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to review County of Maui, Hawai'i. v. Hawai'i Wildlife Fund--and the ramifications of potential resolution. The program will discuss and debate critical issues, the current state of the law, predictions for U.S. Supreme Court resolution, and implications for the regulated community.

Outline

  1. Overview of CWA and groundwater discharge issues
  2. Key issues involved
  3. Circuit decisions and upcoming high court review
  4. Practical considerations in counseling clients
  5. Predictions and strategy

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