Tag Archives: Waters

Ninth Circuit rules Clean Water Act permit required for indirect discharge to ocean waters

It was a great exam question (at least I thought so — you’ll have to ask my Environmental Law and Policy students if they agree): does the disposal of treated wastewater from a municipal wastewater treatment plant into the ground … Continue reading

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Taxation of cryptocurrency: unchartered territory and treacherous waters

With the recent market uproar for blockchain technology and cryptocurrency, the tax question is becoming more and more pertinent. Whether one is trading in cryptocurrency, issuing it in an effort to raise capital, hanging onto it as a long term … Continue reading

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Back to the Future with “Navigable Waters of the United States”

Last week the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of the Army finalized a rule adding an applicability date to the 2015 Rule (that never went into effect) defining “waters of the United States.” But, the 2015 Rule will now … Continue reading

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Dredging for "Mega Liners" While the Bay Waters Swamp the Roads to Falmouth?

In Falmouth, Jamaica, the Port Authority of Jamaica is continuing to pursue dredging projects in order to permit the gigantic "mega liners," including Royal Caribbean's Oasis Class (sometimes called "Genesis-class") cruise ships to squeeze into the port, which was rebuilt in … Continue reading

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Writer, Director John Waters to Keynote AALL Annual Meeting in Baltimore, July 2018

John Waters and law librarians? This should be one for the books – and the pods, tubes, eeks, etc. [FYI: AALL is the American Association of Law Libraries] I’ve heard Mr. Waters speak from multiple platforms (he’s totally delightful) but … Continue reading

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