Environmental Law & Policy Alerts – Update from Somach Simmons & Dunn

April 29, 2020

Supreme Court Expands Clean Water Act’s Discharge Permitting Requirements for Groundwater Discharges Under “Functional Equivalent” Test
On Thursday, the United States Supreme Court, in a 6-3 opinion, expanded the applicability of the Clean Water Act’s permitting requirements to require a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit if the discharge of pollutants into groundwater from a point source is the “functional equivalent” of a direct discharge. … Read More

Written by Kyler C. Rayden