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This week’s hearing before the U.S. Supreme Court in Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center (NEDC) was no typical day in court. The forest roads case arrived at the high...
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The Supreme Court Monday heard arguments in a case that looks at the regulation of muddy water that flows off logging roads. The case was originally filed in Oregon by...
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The Supreme Court will decide whether to switch gears on more than30 years of regulating the muddy water runoff from logging roads into rivers. At issue: Should EPA keep considering...
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WASHINGTON, DC, November 30, 2012 – Oral arguments are set for this coming Monday before the U.S. Supreme Court in Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center (NEDC). Forest owners, operators,...
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WASHINGTON, DC, November 30, 2012 – The National Alliance of Forest Owners expressed concern that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final rule clarifying that logging and forest roads are...
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All briefs are filed at the U.S. Supreme Court for the forest roads case Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center (NEDC). Oral arguments are scheduled for December 3. The three...
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NAFO President and CEO Dave Tenny participated in Michigan State University’s Environment & Public Policy lecture series November 20, 2012 in Lansing, Michigan. Tenny discussed the importance of modern and...
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EPA sent its final rule that would exempt logging roads from the need for Clean Water Act permits to the White House for review. EPA began the rulemaking process in...
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The upcoming Supreme Court review over when and which federal courts have jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act (CWA) to review citizen suits addressing EPA rules is taking on a...
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) received comments from 80 individuals and organizations earlier this month regarding its proposed rulemaking on the application of the agency’s “point source” stormwater rules...
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NAFO President and CEO Dave Tenny spoke during the general session of Texas Forestry Association’s Annual Convention on October 17, 2012 in Nacogdoches, Texas. He provided an overview on federal...
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State and local officials and commercial interests have expressed support for an EPA proposed rule that would reformulate the legal basis for exempting logging roads from Clean Water Act permitting...
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