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Andy Johnson EPA Consent Decree

Previous coverage here and here.  Andy Johnson created a “stockpond” by building a dam on a creek that is covered under the Clean Water Act. The EPA issued a violation to him for not getting a permit for unauthorized dumping in said creek. The solution outlined in the violation was to work with the agency to […]

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That Wyoming Pond: newest battle between PLF and the EPA

update: 11/30/15 The EPA has responded to the lawsuit, asking the judge to refer the case for Alternative Dispute Resolution, rather than an extensive and costly litigation. As they note in the request: Johnson did dam the creek without permit There is no doubt this is in violation of CWA The reason for the permit […]

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Fox falls all over itself to condemn the EPA…again

I wrote a more recent story on this particular battle, after Johnson filed a lawsuit against the EPA via, who else? Pacific Legal Foundation. update March 22 A story in a local news station provides both video and photos of the “little pond”. That’s no pond, it’s a bloody lake. It has a dock. A […]