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September 02, 2021


The “SLAPP” back: Uniform Public Expression Protection Act revives Washington SLAPP protections

On July 25, 2021, Washington’s new anti-SLAPP statute went into effect. “SLAPP” stands for “Strategic Litigation Against Public Participation.” In other words, the statute is meant to deter meritless lawsuits used to sil... Continue Reading

May 01, 2020


A Murky Solution: The Supreme Court’s Ruling on Application of the Clean Water Act

Under the Clean Water Act, a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit (“NPDES permit”) is necessary for the “discharge of any pollutant by any person” “into waters of the United States”.1 Continue Reading