Tag: Waters of the U.S.

Jurisdictional Determination

The Supreme Court today found that an “approved jurisdictional determination” whether a property contains “waters of the United States” is a final agency action and can be taken through court review. The case of the United States Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes Co. Inc., et al was an appeal by the Corps from the […]

WOTUS Touted as Un-friendly to Small Business

Last week the Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business Administration submitted comments to EPA regarding the proposed Waters of the US rule.  Included in their comments, was the statement that the Office “believes that EPA and the Corps have improperly certified the proposed rule under the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA) because it would have […]

SMG Presents "WOTUS" at GLI

SMG regularly participates in the Energy & Environment Committee of GLI – the Louisville Chamber of Commerce.  On Wednesday, Kori Andrews provided the committee with a presentation on the proposed rule that redefines Waters of the U.S.  A copy of Kori’s presentation can be found here.

SMG Provides Strong Content to the Kentucky Chamber's Environmental Permitting Conference

On August 19 and 20, 2014, SMG addressed the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce’s 17th Annual Permitting Conference with multiple presentations.  A link to each of the presentations can be found below: Impacts of the “Waters of the U.S.” Proposed Rule (presented by Kori Andrews) The Endangered Species Act: How can you stay ahead of the […]

Wetland Delineation Training

It’s been busy around SMG keeping our clients up to date with various regulations.  We have also been busy keeping our staff on top of pressing and influential regulations through training events.  I recently attended a week-long wetland delineation training course in Bucks County, Pennsylvania put on by The Swamp School.  The training covered the […]