County of Maui, Hawaii v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-260 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the Clean Water Act requires a permit when pollutants originate from a point source but are conveyed to navigable waters by a nonpoint source, such as groundwater; and (2) whether the County of Maui had fair notice that a Clean Water Act permit was required for its underground injection control wells that operated without such a permit for nearly 40 years.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
May 31 2018Application (17A1343) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 28, 2018 to August 27, 2018, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Jun 04 2018Application (17A1343) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until August 27, 2018.
Aug 27 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 1, 2018)
Sep 24 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 1, 2018 to October 31, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 27 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including October 31, 2018.
Oct 01 2018Brief amicus curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation filed.
Oct 01 2018Brief amici curiae of Association of California Water Agencies, et al. filed.
Oct 01 2018Brief amici curiae of State of West Virginia, et al. filed.
Oct 05 2018Supplemental brief of petitioner County of Maui, Hawaii filed.
Oct 23 2018Brief of respondents Hawai'i Wildlife Fund, et al. in opposition filed.
Nov 06 2018Reply of petitioner County of Maui, Hawaii filed.
Nov 07 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/30/2018.
Nov 20 2018Supplemental brief of respondents Hawai'i Wildlife Fund, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 03 2018The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States on or before 4 p.m., Friday, January 4, 2019.
 
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