Water Pollution

Diving Into the Benefits of the Clean Water Act

Scholars explore whether the benefits of the Clean Water Act justify its costs.

Single-Use Plastics Need Comprehensive Federal Legislation

Despite state and local action, more effective reduction of single-use plastics must come from Congress.

Latest Interpretation of Clean Water Act Creates Circuit Split

Courts disagree over the Clean Water Act’s applicability to the discharge of pollutants into groundwater.

Regulating by Way of Straws

California legislator proposes regulating straw use in certain restaurants to reduce plastic waste.