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by Professor Kim Diana Connolly SUNY Buffalo Law School Every captivating story needs a plot twist. And while the story of what gets to be (has to be?) considered a jurisdictional water of the United States has not always been … Continue reading

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On March 25, 2014 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) released a proposed rule to clarify Clean Water Act Jurisdiction.  On the same day they issued an Interpretive Rule, effective immediately, that defines … Continue reading

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