By, James Valvo This week EPA kicked off the next round in the decades-old debate over the agency’s jurisdiction to regulate land and water usage under section 404 of the Clean Water Act. Section 404 authorizes EPA and the Army Corp of Engineers to regulate who and when dredge and fill material may be disposed […]
Today in a 5-4 ruling the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a Florida Supreme Court ruling that tried to deny the Koontz Family protection from the unconstitutional conditions that the St. John’s River Water Management District attempted to foist upon them. Over the past three decades the Koontz Family has been fighting the Water District over […]
AFP is proud to support the Federal Land Freedom Act of 2013, which would allow governors to petition the federal government to control and lease certain federal land in order to develop energy and natural resources.
Americans for Prosperity is proud to support the Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlement Act of 2013 (H.R. 1493, S. 714), which would promote transparency in the rulemaking process.
Today the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals sided with EPA’s interpretation of the Clean Water Act’s Section 404 permit veto authority. The Court ruled that EPA has the power to revoke dredge-and-fill disposal site specifications even after the permit has been issued: something it has never done before in its 40-year history. The case, Mingo […]