New York water supply

January 18, 2017

Significant Development – Federal Court Affirms EPA Water Transfer Rule

With the backdrop of today’s confirmation hearing of Scott Pruitt, Trump’s nominee for the  U.S. EPA, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals rendered a decision today affirming EPA’s long-standing water transfer rule that exempts water transfer from the Clean Water Act permitting program.  The case originates from a citizen suit action against the City of […]