Fourth Circuit Says Gas Spill Lawsuit Can Proceed Despite Repairs

The Fourth Circuit on Thursday said environmentalists can continue to press claims that a ruptured gas line, since repaired, is an ongoing violation of the Clean Water Act because a plume from the spill continues to pollute navigable waters of the United States.

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Threat of Wetland Deregulation Inspires Records Suit

Worried that federal regulators will weaken federal wetland protections, a nonprofit brought a federal complaint to expose whether outside groups influenced an executive order targeting the Clean Water Rule.

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