Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center

ELR Citation: 43 ELR 20062
No(s). 11-338 (U.S. Mar 20, 2013)

The U.S. Supreme Court held that stormwater runoff from logging roads that is collected by and then discharged from a system of ditches, culverts, and channels is not a point source discharge for which an NPDES permit is required. An environmental group filed suit claiming that the Oregon forestry d...