• Clean Water Act Jurisdiction Over Discharges to Navigable Waters Via Hydrologically Connected Groundwater
  • February 24, 2016 | Author: Sudhir Lay Burgaard
  • Law Firm: Morris Polich & Purdy LLP - Los Angeles Office
  • In early January 2016, Duke Energy filed a motion for certification of an interlocutory appeal on the issue of whether the Clean Water Act (CWA) regulates discharges from an ash pond hydrologically connected to navigable surface waters via groundwater. Yadkin Riverkeeper Inc. et al. v. Duke Energy Carolinas LLC, 2015 WL 6157706 (Case No. 1:14-CV-753).