Federal Court Ruling Favors NWEA Position on CWA and ESA

A federal court ruled largely in NWEA’s favor on February 28, 2012 in a case challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approval of Oregon’s 2004 temperature standards under the Clean Water Act (CWA).  NWEA also challenged the reviews conducted by the National Marine Fisheries Service and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The case involved numerous claims under the CWA.  The court held that EPA had incorrectly failed […]

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