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Court Rules County of Maui Must Obtain Permit Under CWA
Author: Daniel T. McKillopDate: August 25, 2021
A Hawaii federal judge has concluded that the County of Maui must obtain a permit under the Clean Water Act (CWA) for its wastewater treatment facility, resolving a lawsuit that has lasted for nearly a decade. In reaching her decision, U.S. District Judge Susan Oki Mollway applied the factors established by the U.S. Supreme Court in County of Maui, Hawaii v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund.
The suit centers on four wells owned and operated by the County of Maui (County). The Lahaina Wastewater Reclamation Facility (LWRF) is the principal municipal wastewater treatment plant for West Maui and processes four million gallons of sewage per day from approximately 40,000 people.
Can Your Business Benefit from New Jersey’s Commitment to Offshore Wind?
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities voted unanimously to approve the state’s second offshore wind project, which is projected...
NJDEP Compliance Advisory Targets Significant Non-Compliant Dischargers
The NJDEP recently issued a compliance advisory prioritizing enforcement against significant non-compliant dischargers The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection...
Will Federal PFAS Legislation Become a Reality in a Democratic Congress?
Recently introduced legislation would establish a national standard for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)... Recently introduced legislation would establish a...
New Jersey’s “Green” Stormwater Management Rules Now in Effect
New Jersey’s new Stormwater Management Rules mandate the use of green infrastructure technologies to manage stormwater runoff generated by developments......
What Does the Biden Administration’s Focus on Environmental Justice Mean for the Regulated Community?
February 22, 2021
Since taking office, President Joe Biden has signaled that improving the health and environment of overburdened communities will be one...
NJDEP Announces Further Extension of Site Remediation Timeframes
February 16, 2021
The NJDEP recently announced that it is further extending certain site remediation timeframes in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic...
NJDEP Proposing to Amend Vapor Intrusion Technical Guidance
February 1, 2021
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) is proposing changes to its Vapor Intrusion Technical Guidance (VIT Guidance)... The...
US Supreme Court Agrees to Address Circuit Split Over CERCLA Liability
January 28, 2021
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to consider a closely-watched case involving liability under CERCLA The U.S. Supreme Court has...
New NJEDA to Provide Funding for Brownfield Redevelopment Projects
December 14, 2020
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) recently announced the creation of the Brownfields Loan Program... The New Jersey Economic Development...