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A quarterly publication, authored by our members, covers substantive areas of clean water law, highlight state water legislation or regulation or provide analysis of recent case law affecting the clean water sector.
Consent Decree Handbook – Updated and Interactive
NACWA has released the Wet Weather Consent Decrees: Negotiation Strategies to Maximize Flexibility & Environmental Benefit - A Handbook for Clean Water Utilities. Whether already under a consent decree, currently negotiating one, or anticipating one in the future, this Handbook will be the premier resource for municipal and utility attorneys, managers, and staff to use when dealing with federal or state enforcement actions. Complimentary for Members; $200 for Non-Members (2016, 169 pages).
Consent Decree e-Library
NACWA’s revised Consent Decree e-Library provides the most comprehensive collection of full municipal wet weather consent decree and enforcement orders. The completely redesigned site now provides users with more ways to search for decrees, including by EPA region, state, or search term and allows users to access the documents in their entirety for review and analysis.
Legal advocacy is a central component of NACWA’s mission to advance national advocacy goals and safeguard the interests and rights of NACWA Member Agencies. The Litigation Tracking section provides summaries and analysis of current litigation with links to key rulings and pleadings for each case. For a condensed overview of all active NACWA litigation, see the Litigation Tracking Spreadsheet . Refer to the Clean Water Acronym/Abbreviation List for abbreviations that appear in the spreadsheet.
Keeping current with the latest clean water issues, developments, trends and case law has never been so easy. NACWA is now offering quarterly Hot Topics in Clean Water Law web seminars featuring expert attorneys providing critical legal and regulatory analysis and insight on issues of paramount importance to the clean water sector. Whether new to the clean water arena or a seasoned professional, these webinars are for you! Registration is complimentary for NACWA Members. Registration for the next web seminar will open soon. Mark your calendar for this upcoming web seminar.