Posts by Scott Greacen

Landmark Ninth Circuit Ruling: Logging Roads = Pollution

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

EPIC Got It Right In Our Bear Creek Case: Culverts and Ditches Along Logging Roads Are ‘Point Sources’ of Water Pollution, and must be regulated under a permit system. On August 17, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a landmark ruling in an case from Oregon titled NEDC v Brown. The Northwest Environmental Defense Center (NEDC) is the environmental advocacy group staffed by law students at the Lewis and Clark Law School.