The so called "rain tax" is about to hit property owners in Maryland.
In April 2012, the Maryland General Assembly enacted a law — known as HB 987 — that requires each of the 10 most populous jurisdictions in Maryland...more
On March 20, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion in Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center that addresses the issue of "whether the Clean Water Act and its implementing regulations require permits before...more
On January 8, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously overturned a judgment of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit that would have had vast consequences for stormwater systems and other water infrastructure...more
In a significant ruling issued on January 3, 2013, a federal court held for the first time that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) cannot regulate stormwater as a "pollutant" under the Clean Water Act....more
On July 6, 2012, President Obama signed the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act1 (MAP-21), P.L 112-141, passed by Congress on June 29, 2012, which reauthorizes funding for surface transportation projects through...more