Natural Resources Defense Council v. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

ELR Citation: 42 ELR 20030
No(s). 16132/10 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. Jan 10, 2012)

A New York trial court held that the state environmental agency's general permit for stormwater discharges from municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4) violates the CWA and state law. By allowing discharges based on an applicant's notice of intent (NOI) to discharge, the permitting scheme c...