NACWA and WateReuse Host Legal Hot Topics Webinar on Supreme Court County of Maui Decision

(June 17, 2020) – NACWA teamed up with the WateReuse Association last week to host To Be (a Point Source) or Not To Be (a Point Source): Implications of the County of Maui Supreme Court Decision for Clean Water Utilities, Part 2 of NACWA's complimentary 2020 Hot Topics in Clean Water Law Webinar series. 

NACWA Legal Affairs Committee Co-Chair Hilary Meltzer, Chief of the Environmental Law Division at the New York City Department of Law, moderated an expert panel that examined the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in the case of County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund. Speakers analyzed the new “functional equivalence” test for determining whether a discharge is subject to Clean Water Act permitting requirements and discussed what the decision means for clean water utilities and the future of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System program.

Featured speakers included:

Julia Anastasio
Executive Director and General Counsel
Association of Clean Water Administrators
Washington, DC

Sam Brown
Partner
Andrews Kurth
San Francisco, CA

Richard Davis
Principal
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.
Washington, DC

Andre Monette
Partner
Best Best & Krieger LLP
Washington, DC

A recording of the webinar and copy of the slide deck may be accessed here. For questions concerning the webinar, please contact NACWA’s Chief Legal Counsel, Amanda Aspatore