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Law Pacific Environmental Advocacy Center (PEAC)

Ballast Water Discharges

April 20, 2010

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Northwest Environmental Advocates v. EPA (North D. Ca.)

Action to compel EPA to regulate ballast water discharges from ships pursuant to the Clean Water Act.

Posture:   Complaint filed; petition for review filed
Lead counsel:   Powers (Sivas, EJ Stanford)

Complaint (PDF)

Petition for Review (PDF)

District Court Opinion (PDF)

9th Circuit Opinion (PDF)