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

June 28, 2023

United States Supreme Court Redefines the Scope of Waters of the United States under the Clean Water Act

On May 25, 2023, the United States Supreme Court (Supreme Court) issued its decision in Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency, et al., Case No. 21-454, reversing the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit’s (Ninth Circuit) summary judgment for the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding the scope of the definition of “waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act (CWA). … Read More

Written by Kelly M. Doyle