United States v. Lipar

ELR Citation: 45 ELR 20164
No(s). H-10-1904 (S.D. Tex. Aug 30, 2015) (Hughes, J.)

A district court dismissed EPA's enforcement action against a developer for filling wetlands in violation of the CWA and ordered the Agency to pay attorney fees the developer incurred defending the suit. Relying on the U.S. Supreme Court's opinion in Rapanos v. United States, 547 U.S. 715, 36 ELR 20...