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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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U.S. EPA Proposes New Rules to Curb Methane Emissions from Oil and Gas Sector By Mike Mills and Parissa Florez – Mineral Law Blog – August 20, 2015 On August 18, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released proposed regulations … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM We live in a very interesting time. On one hand, we are experiencing extreme precipitation events that are producing massive amounts of water and thereby causing devastating floods in the country’s interior. Sea … Continue reading

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“In determining the limits of its power to regulate discharges under the [Clean Water] Act, the Corps must necessarily choose some point at which water ends and land begins. Our common experience tells us that this is often no easy … Continue reading

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