Split of Federal Authority on Groundwater Could Send the US Supreme Court Wading Further Into the "Waters of The United States" Fray -- How That Could Affect Florida

Split of Federal Authority on Groundwater Could Send the US Supreme Court Wading Further Into the "Waters of The United States" Fray -- How That Could Affect Florida
January 2019
Keith Williams
Florida Bar Environmental and Land Use Law Reporter

Keith Williams, an associate in the Firm's Energy and Natural Resources practice, authored this article for the Florida Bar Environmental and Land Use Law Reporter. Keith discusses the potential impact in Florida of an upcoming Supreme Court decision regarding the Clean Water Act.

"This uncertainty in the interpretation of the CWA, until resolved by the Supreme Court, means there will likely be more state and federal confusion regarding proper application of the CWA..." wrote Keith. "For Floridians, that could mean many more days in court over matters once considered the sole province of state and local law."