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Waters of the U.S.

The Latest On: Waters of the U.S.

April 10, 2019 | Legal Document

Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief: Rosemont Mining Company

The Tohono O’odham Nation; Pascua Yaqui Tribe; and Hopi Tribe are filing a complaint against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in re: the proposed Rosemont Mining Company's plans to excavate a mile-wide, half-mile deep pit to extract copper — a proposal that would spell the permanent devastation of this important center of Native American cultural and religious life, degrade the
Cienega Creek watershed, and destroy an intricate network of drainages containing some of the highest quality streams and wetland ecosystems in Arizona.

November 26, 2018 | Legal Document

Clean Water Rule: Decision on Motion for Summary Judgment

U.S. District Court for Western District of Washington issues a nationwide vacatur of the U.S. EPA and the U.S. Army Corps’ “applicability date rule,” which had delayed application of the 2015 Waters of the U.S. rule for a period of two years.

May 1, 2018 | Legal Document

Clean Water Rule: Amended Complaint

In the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington at Seattle. This suit presents the question of whether federal agencies may lawfully decline to exercise their duty and authority to protect the waters of the United States from pollution and destruction under the Clean Water Act contrary to the direction of Congress.

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