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Solid Waste Agency v. Army Corps of Engineers

Docket No.: 99-1178
Argued: October 31, 2000
Decided: January 20, 2001

Topics:

33 U.S.C. 1334, Economic Activity, Natural Resources, 10th Amendment, Administrative Procedure, Clean Water, Clean Water Act, Commerce Clause, Double Jeopardy, EPA, Endangered Species Act of 1973, Environmental Protection Agency, Ex post facto, Federal Water Pollution Control, Natural Resources, endangered species, habeas, habeas corpus, murder, preemption, racial discrimination, stare decisis

Petitioner: Solid Waste Agency
Respondent: Army Corps of Engineers

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SEVENTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 191 F.3d 845
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


531 U.S. 159 (2001)
Question:

May the provisions of the Clean Water Act be extended to intrastate waters? Does Congress have the authority under the Commerce Clause to exercise such power?

Solid Waste Agency v. Army Corps of Engineers
ORAL ARGUMENT

October 31, 2000

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Solid Waste Agency, 4 vote(s) against
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