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New York State Issues Public Notice of Draft MS4 Permit for New York City

From Steven Russo of GT New York City and Robert Rosenthal of GT Albany. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (“DEC”) has issued public notice of a draft State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (“SPDES”) permit for Stormwater Discharges from Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (“MS4s”) owned or operated by the City of New … Continue Reading

NY Appellate Court Issues Important Decision for Municipal Stormwater Regulation

By Steve Russo and Adam Silverman Yesterday, the Appellate Division’s Second Department of the Supreme Court of New York issued an important decision relating to municipal stormwater control programs and the use of general permits under the Clean Water Act in Natural Resources Defense Council v. New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation, Nos. 2012-02913 … Continue Reading

Stormwater in New England: When It Rains, It Pours

Last week was a busy week for federal stormwater regulators in New England, with the announcement that three separate stormwater-related enforcement cases had been settled.  Two of these cases involved municipal sewer systems operated by Boston and Gloucester and the third involved a horse race track that the regulators determined was a concentrated animal feeding … Continue Reading
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