Rapanos v. United States

ELR Citation: ELR 20116
No(s). 04-1034 (U.S. Jun 19, 2006)

The U.S. Supreme Court vacates and remands for further proceeding two Sixth Circuit opinions holding that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (the Corps) had jurisdiction over state wetlands adjacent to a tributary of traditional navigable waters but separated by a berm, and wetlands lying near ditches...