High Court Could Alter Point-Source Discharge Definition in Taking Clean-Water Case

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Nutrient discharges into the Pacific Ocean off Maui are impacting coral reefs.

March 18, 2019
Mary B. Powers - Engineering News-Record

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to review lower court rulings on whether a permit is required under the federal Clean Water Act when pollutants originate from a point source but are carried to navigable waters by a non-point source such as groundwater could set some new parameters for compliance, observers say.

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