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Stream and Wetland Protection Rule


Case Number # 3629

Industry groups challenged a rule issued by the Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency, designed to protect rivers, streams, wetlands and other waters from destructive discharges of dredged material. Earthjustice intervened to oppose the industry challenge. In February 2008, the dismissed the appeal by the industry groups.

Press Releases

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Rule will restore protections to the nation’s streams and wetlands
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Pro-mountaintop removal measure and threat to clean water gets the axe
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
White House and EPA must move quickly to restore clean water protections that would affect 117 million Americans
Thursday, February 21, 2013
White House sits on Clean Water Act guidance to restore protections to waters of the United States
Monday, January 28, 2013
Broad coalition back in court challenging unlawful rule issued by the Bush Administration
Friday, June 1, 2012
House approves Dirty Water Rider in government spending bill
Monday, March 31, 2008
New regulation lacks scientific evidence that what they propose can actually be accomplished
Monday, June 20, 2005
Industry lawsuits attack regulations designed to protect U.S. waters
Wednesday, March 31, 2004
Developers fail in attempt to undermine federal rule
Thursday, May 1, 2003
Industry groups seek free pass to destroy wetlands and streams