40 CFR 232.2 - Definitions

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  • Definition of “Waters of the United States”-Recodification of Preexisting Rule
    • United States
    • Federal Register July 12, 2018
    • 12 Julio 2018
    ...definitions of ``waters of the United States.'' See 51 FR 41206, Nov. 13, 1986, amending 33 CFR 328.3; 53 FR 20764, June 6, 1988, amending 40 CFR 232.2. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- The agencies are issuing this supplemental notice of proposed ......
  • Hazardous and Solid Waste Management System: Identification and Listing of Special Wastes; Disposal of Coal Combustion Residuals from Electric Utilities
    • United States
    • Federal Register June 21, 2010
    • 21 Junio 2010
    ...provisions currently governing the CWA section 404 program, including the definition of wetlands contained in proposed 257.61. See 40 CFR 232.2(r). EPA believes that wetlands are very important, fragile ecosystems that must be protected, and has identified wetlands protection as a top prior......
  • Hazardous and Solid Waste Management System; Disposal of Coal Combustion Residuals From Electric Utilities
    • United States
    • Federal Register April 17, 2015
    • 17 Abril 2015
    ...all CCR surface impoundments and new CCR landfills, as well as lateral expansions of existing CCR units, in wetlands as defined in 40 CFR 232.2, absent specific demonstrations made by the owner or operator that ensure the CCR unit will not degrade sensitive wetland ecosystems. These provisi......
  • Stream Protection Rule
    • United States
    • Federal Register July 27, 2015
    • 27 Julio 2015
    ...``fill material'' as used and defined in the regulations implementing section 404 of the Clean Water Act.\155\ See 33 CFR 323.2(e) and 40 CFR 232.2. Our proposed definition would include only permanent, impounding structures constructed for the purpose of disposing of excess spoil and solid......
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  • West Virginia Coal Ass'n v. Reilly, Civ. A. No. 2:87-0834.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 4th Circuit. Southern District of West Virginia
    • 28 Diciembre 1989
    ...outfall pipes associated with power plants and subaqueous utility lines; and artificial reefs. 33 C.F.R. § 323.2(f) Army's regulation; 40 C.F.R. § 232.2(f) EPA's regulation.5 EPA regulations further define fill material as "any `pollutant' which replaces portions of the `waters of the Unite......
  • Kentuckians for the Commonwealth v. Rivenburgh, No. CIV.A.2:01-0770.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 4th Circuit. Southern District of West Virginia
    • 8 Mayo 2002
    ...portions of the `waters of the United States' with dry land or which changes the bottom elevation of a water body for any purpose." 40 C.F.R. § 232.2 (emphasis added). Through this simple language, the EPA definition introduces a crucial ambiguity. Compare the statute: Any discharge of dred......
  • Coeur Alaska, Inc. v. Se. Alaska Conservation Council, Nos. 07–984
    • United States
    • United States Supreme Court
    • 22 Junio 2009
    ...[that] has the effect of ... [c]hanging the bottom elevation” of water, including “slurry ... or similar mining-related materials.” 40 CFR § 232.2. Coeur Alaska obtained a § 404 permit for the slurry discharge from the Corps and a § 402 permit for the lake water discharge from the EPA. Resp......
  • Sackett v. Envtl. Prot. Agency, No. 10–1062.
    • United States
    • United States Supreme Court
    • 21 Marzo 2012
    ...the meaning of section 502(7) of the Act, 33 U.S.C. § 1362(7), and ‘waters of the United 132 S.Ct. 1371States' within the meaning of 40 C.F.R. § 232.2.“1.6 In April and May, 2007, at times more fully known to [the Sacketts, they] and/or persons acting on their behalf discharged fill materia......
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4 books & journal articles
  • Defenders of Appalachia: the campaign to eliminate mountaintop removal coal mining and the role of Public Justice.
    • United States
    • Environmental Law Vol. 37 Nbr. 3, June 2007
    • 22 Junio 2007
    ...and "Discharge of Fill Material," 65 Fed. Reg. 21,292, 21,295-96 (proposed Apr. 20, 2000) (to be codified at 33 C.F.R. 323.2(e) & 40 C.F.R. 232.2). (156) Id. (157) Kentuckians for the Commonwealth v. Rivenburgh (Kentuckians I), 204 F. Supp. 2d 927, 946 (S.D. W.Va. 2002). (158) Kentuckia......
  • Sackett v. EPA: Does It Signal the End of Coercive CERCLA Enforcement?
    • United States
    • Louisiana Law Review Nbr. 74-4, July 2014
    • 1 Julio 2014
    ...(2011). 116. Sackett v. E.P.A., 132 S. Ct. 1367 (2012). 117. See infra Part I.E.4–5. 118. Sackett , 132 S. Ct. 1367. 119. Id. 120. See 40 C.F.R. § 232.2 (granting EPA’s administrator jurisdiction over “navigable waters of the United States”); see also Sackett , 132 S. Ct. at 1370–71 (discus......
  • Additions and Discharges
    • United States
    • Wetlands Law: A Course Source. Second Edition
    • 13 Junio 2017
    ...consistently in their regulations. The current regulatory definitions of the terms are: 33 C.F.R. § 323.2 (Corps’ regulations); 40 C.F.R. § 232.2 (EPA’s regulations). Both agencies also include a non-exclusive list of materials that constitute “fill material” within their definition of the ......
  • Administrative Appeals, Judicial Review and Enforcement
    • United States
    • Wetlands Law: A Course Source. Second Edition
    • 13 Junio 2017
    ...water’ within the meaning of section 502(7) of the Act, 33 U.S.C. § 1362(7), and ‘waters of the United States’ within the meaning of 40 C.F.R. § 232.2. “1.6 In April and May, 2007, at times more fully known to [the Sacketts, they] and/or persons acting on their behalf discharged fill materi......
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  • Definition of “Waters of the United States”-Recodification of Preexisting Rule
    • United States
    • Federal Register July 12, 2018
    • 12 Julio 2018
    ...definitions of ``waters of the United States.'' See 51 FR 41206, Nov. 13, 1986, amending 33 CFR 328.3; 53 FR 20764, June 6, 1988, amending 40 CFR 232.2. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- The agencies are issuing this supplemental notice of proposed ......
  • Hazardous and Solid Waste Management System: Identification and Listing of Special Wastes; Disposal of Coal Combustion Residuals from Electric Utilities
    • United States
    • Federal Register June 21, 2010
    • 21 Junio 2010
    ...provisions currently governing the CWA section 404 program, including the definition of wetlands contained in proposed 257.61. See 40 CFR 232.2(r). EPA believes that wetlands are very important, fragile ecosystems that must be protected, and has identified wetlands protection as a top prior......
  • Hazardous and Solid Waste Management System; Disposal of Coal Combustion Residuals From Electric Utilities
    • United States
    • Federal Register April 17, 2015
    • 17 Abril 2015
    ...all CCR surface impoundments and new CCR landfills, as well as lateral expansions of existing CCR units, in wetlands as defined in 40 CFR 232.2, absent specific demonstrations made by the owner or operator that ensure the CCR unit will not degrade sensitive wetland ecosystems. These provisi......
  • Stream Protection Rule
    • United States
    • Federal Register July 27, 2015
    • 27 Julio 2015
    ...``fill material'' as used and defined in the regulations implementing section 404 of the Clean Water Act.\155\ See 33 CFR 323.2(e) and 40 CFR 232.2. Our proposed definition would include only permanent, impounding structures constructed for the purpose of disposing of excess spoil and solid......
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