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April 18, 2018 | Legal Document

Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899: Public Comments

Comments on behalf of Florida Wildlife Federation, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, the Miami Waterkeeper, and the St. Johns Riverkeeper regarding the navigability of waters in the State of Florida within the meaning of Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, 33 U.S.C. § 403, for purposes of determining the Corps’ jurisdiction should the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grant Florida’s anticipated request to administer its own permitting program under Section 404(a) of the Clean Water Act of 1972, 33 U.S.C. § 1344, in waters of the United States.

April 18, 2018 | Legal Document

Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899: Public Comments, Exhibit 1 - Letter from Florida Waterkeepers

Letter from Florida Waterkeepers (independent organizations belonging to Waterkeeper Alliance, whose members combine firsthand knowledge of their waterways with an unwavering commitment to the rights of their communities and to the rule of law) who support the public comments filed April 18, 2018, to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from Florida Wildlife Federation, Conservancy of Southwest Florida, Miami Waterkeeper, St. Johns Riverkeeper, regarding "Florida Navigable Waters Determination." On behalf of their respective organizations, the Florida Waterkeepers request that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers adopt the broadest interpretation of navigable waters under the Clean Water Act.

March 30, 2018 | Legal Document

Lahaina Injection Wells Order and amended Opinion

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii Susan O. Mollway, Senior District Judge, Presiding
Argued and Submitted October 12, 2017 University of Hawaii Manoa Filed February 1, 2018 Amended March 30, 2018

March 30, 2018 | Press Release: Victory

Federal Appeals Court Reaffirms Maui Clean Water Act Decision

9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejects Maui County’s petition for the full court to reconsider whether Maui County violated the Clean Water Act by injecting millions of gallons of treated sewage each day into wells that discharge into the Pacific Ocean