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Flush with Regulation: Supreme Court Expands Federal Sewage Permit Power

Environmentalists rejoice as a 6-3 majority of the U.S. Supreme Court expands the requirement for seeking a federal permit under the Clean Water Act to include wastewater or sewage that makes its way to navigable waters through the ground. The statute had merely required a permit for ‘direct from the source’ pollutants. With two conservative […]