Northwest Environmental Defense Center v. Brown

ELR Citation: 41 ELR 20178
No(s). 07-35266 (9th Cir. May 17, 2011)

The Ninth Circuit, in an amended opinion, held that stormwater runoff from logging roads that is collected by and then discharged from a system of ditches, culverts, and channels is a point source discharge for which an NPDES permit is required. Accordingly, the court reversed a lower court dec...

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